Executive Summary

Titleansible security and bug fix update
NameRHSA-2018:3837First vendor Publication2018-12-18
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2018-12-18
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Problem Description:

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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.7 for RHEL 7 Server - noarch

3. Description:

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)

Security fix(es):

* 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.

Bug Fix(es):

See https://github.com/ansible/ansible/blob/v2.7.5/changelogs/CHANGELOG-v2.7.rs t for details on bug fixes in this release.

4. Solution:

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:


5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1657330 - CVE-2018-16876 ansible: Information disclosure in vvv+ mode with no_log on

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-3837.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-af82e7c863.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-615705632d.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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2019-01-12 00:21:08
  • Multiple Updates
2019-01-08 00:18:51
  • First insertion