FreeBSD : ansible -- use of predictable paths in lxc_container (253c6889-06f0-11e6-925f-6805ca0b3d42)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90606


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Ansible developers report :

CVE-2016-3096: do not use predictable paths in lxc_container

- do not use a predictable filename for the LXC attach script

- don't use predictable filenames for LXC attach script logging

- don't set a predictable archive_path

this should prevent symlink attacks which could result in

- data corruption

- data leakage

- privilege escalation


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90606

File Name: freebsd_pkg_253c688906f011e6925f6805ca0b3d42.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/21

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ansible, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ansible1, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3096