How do I update kubectl on Ansible Tower servers?

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  • Security scan discovers an outdated version of kubectl installed

    The version of Kubernetes installed on the remote host is a version prior to 1.13.10, or 1.14.x prior to 1.14.6, or 1.15.x prior to 1.15.3. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability
    The remote host contains an application affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
    Remediation notes: Upgrade to Kubernetes 1.15.10, 1.16.7, 1.17.3 or later, please refer to the vendor advisory
    Path              : /bin/kubectl
    Installed version : 1.17.0
    Fixed version     : 1.17.3


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 7
  • Ansible Tower 3.8
  • Ansible Automation Platform 1.2

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