Ansible up to 1.9.1 chroot/jail/Zone Connection Symlink link following

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A vulnerability has been found in Ansible up to 1.9.1 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component chroot/jail/Zone Connection. The manipulation as part of a Symlink leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-59. As an impact it is known to affect integrity.

The bug was discovered 08/17/2015. The weakness was presented 06/07/2017 (oss-sec). The advisory is shared at openwall.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-6240 since 08/14/2015. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84523 (FreeBSD : ansible -- multiple vulnerabilities (72fccfdf-2061-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 1.9.2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84523). See 77068 for similar entry.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.6

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-59
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Nessus ID: 84523
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : ansible -- multiple vulnerabilities (72fccfdf-2061-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Ansible 1.9.2

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Advisory: openwall.com
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CVE: CVE-2015-6240 (🔍)
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Created: 06/08/2017 08:34 AM
Updated: 10/14/2019 02:54 PM
Changes: (2) vulnerability_discoverydate countermeasure_date
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