RHSA-2018:3837 - Security Advisory
Low: ansible security and bug fix update
Security Advisory: Low
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An update for ansible is now available for Ansible Engine 2.7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Ansible is a simple model-driven configuration management, multi-node deployment, and remote-task execution system. Ansible works over SSH and does not require any software or daemons to be installed on remote nodes. Extension modules can be written in any language and are transferred to managed machines automatically.
The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: ansible (2.7.5)
- ansible: information disclosure in vvv+ mode with no_log on (CVE-2018-16876)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
See https://github.com/ansible/ansible/blob/v2.7.5/changelogs/CHANGELOG-v2.7.rst for details on bug fixes in this release.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
- Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.7 x86_64
- Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.7 ppc64le
- BZ - 1657330 - CVE-2018-16876 ansible: Information disclosure in vvv+ mode with no_log on
Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.7
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