CVE-2016-8647

NameCVE-2016-8647
DescriptionAn input validation vulnerability was found in Ansible's mysql_user module before 2.2.1.0, which may fail to correctly change a password in certain circumstances. Thus the previous password would still be active when it should have been changed.
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
Debian Bugs844691

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ansible (PTS)jessie1.7.2+dfsg-2fixed
jessie (security)1.7.2+dfsg-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.2.1.0-2+deb9u1fixed
buster2.7.7+dfsg-1fixed
bullseye, sid2.8.6+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ansiblesource(unstable)2.2.0.0-4844691
ansiblesourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - ansible <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-core/pull/5388

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