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Vulnerability of Ansible Core: privilege escalation via wrong creation of user directory

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can control a user dedicated folder that should be created by Ansible Core, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Ansible Core.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 12/03/2020.
Références of this threat: 67791, CVE-2020-1733, VIGILANCE-VUL-31773.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can control a user dedicated folder that should be created by Ansibl...
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This computer threat announce impacts software or systems such as Ansible Core.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Patches for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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