CVSS 3.1 Score 6.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 18, 2023
Updated: Dec 29, 2023


CVE-2023-5115 is an absolute path traversal vulnerability found in the Ansible automation platform. This vulnerability allows an attacker to create a malicious Ansible role that can be executed by the victim. By using a symlink, the attacker can overwrite files outside of the intended extraction path. The vulnerability affects various products including t0QpGZ, t0QpGa, s9Tulx, s9Tulz, s9Tulv, U8qqTE, s9Tulu, and jZK-UM. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update to the latest version of Ansible. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with low privileges required for exploitation and high impact on integrity.

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