RHSA-2019:0054 - Security Advisory
Moderate: ansible security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
An update for ansible is now available for Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0 (Newton).
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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.
- ansible: Failed tasks do not honour no_log option allowing for secrets to be disclosed in logs (CVE-2018-10855)
- ansible: Inventory variables are loaded from current working directory when running ad-hoc command that can lead to code execution (CVE-2018-10874)
- ansible: ansible.cfg is being read from current working directory allowing possible code execution (CVE-2018-10875)
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.
Red Hat would like to thank Tobias Henkel (BMW Car IT GmbH) for reporting CVE-2018-10855 and Michael Scherer (OSAS) for reporting CVE-2018-10874. The CVE-2018-10875 issue was discovered by Brian Coca (Red Hat).
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat OpenStack 10 x86_64
- BZ - 1588855 - CVE-2018-10855 ansible: Failed tasks do not honour no_log option allowing for secrets to be disclosed in logs
- BZ - 1596528 - CVE-2018-10874 ansible: Inventory variables are loaded from current working directory when running ad-hoc command that can lead to code execution
- BZ - 1596533 - CVE-2018-10875 ansible: ansible.cfg is being read from current working directory allowing possible code execution
Red Hat OpenStack 10