CVE-2020-1735

NameCVE-2020-1735
DescriptionA flaw was found in the Ansible Engine when the fetch module is used. An attacker could intercept the module, inject a new path, and then choose a new destination path on the controller node. All versions in 2.7.x, 2.8.x and 2.9.x branches are believed to be vulnerable.
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 severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ansible (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.2.1.0-2+deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.7.7+dfsg-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.9.13+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ansiblesourcejessie(not affected)
ansiblesource(unstable)2.9.7+dfsg-1

Notes

[jessie] - ansible <not-affected> (No remote expansion in fetch module)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1802085
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/issues/67793
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/pull/68720
Introduced in https://github.com/ansible/ansible/commit/e47f6137e5b897dec4319e7cb7791fb9b2cffb8d (1.8)
Fixed by: https://github.com/ansible/ansible/commit/290bfa820d533dc224e0c3fa7dd7c6b907ed0189
The commit has incorrect CVE reference adressed in
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/commit/18f91bbb88a84b1d3614ef41c3550da735592ac1

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