CVE-2015-3908

NameCVE-2015-3908
DescriptionAnsible before 1.9.2 does not verify that the server hostname matches a domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field of the X.509 certificate, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ansible (PTS)jessie1.7.2+dfsg-2vulnerable
jessie (security)1.7.2+dfsg-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.2.1.0-2+deb9u1fixed
buster2.7.7+dfsg-1fixed
bullseye, sid2.7.8+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ansiblesource(unstable)1.9.2+dfsg-1low

Notes

[jessie] - ansible <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/14/4

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