Upstream information

CVE-2021-3701 at MITRE


A flaw was found in ansible-runner where the default temporary files configuration in ansible-2.0.0 are written to world R/W locations. This flaw allows an attacker to pre-create the directory, resulting in reading private information or forcing ansible-runner to write files as the legitimate user in a place they did not expect. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality and integrity.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.6
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1202683 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon Aug 16 16:01:05 2021
CVE page last modified: Sat Feb 18 00:56:52 2023