Bug 1388038 (CVE-2016-8614) - CVE-2016-8614 ansible: Improper verification of key fingerprints in apt_key module
Summary: CVE-2016-8614 ansible: Improper verification of key fingerprints in apt_key m...
Alias: CVE-2016-8614
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1388661 1390650 1390651 1390652 1390653
Blocks: 1388042
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Reported: 2016-10-24 09:53 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-11-01 15:28 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: ansible 2.2.0
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Last Closed: 2016-11-01 15:28:42 UTC
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Description Adam Mariš 2016-10-24 09:53:58 UTC
It was found that apt_key module does not properly verify key fingerprints, allowing remote adversary to create an OpenPGP key which matches the short key ID and inject this key instead of the correct key.

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Comment 4 Kurt Seifried 2016-11-01 15:25:41 UTC
Created ansible1.9 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1390651]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1390653]

Comment 5 Kurt Seifried 2016-11-01 15:26:01 UTC
Created ansible tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1390650]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1390652]

Comment 6 Kurt Seifried 2016-11-01 15:28:42 UTC
This issue is addressed in Ansible 2.2.0 available at:


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