Security update for ansible (moderate)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2020:0513-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2020-04-13T00:13:12


An update that solves 8 vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.


This update for ansible to version 2.9.6 fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-14904: Fixed a vulnerability in solaris_zone module via crafted solaris zone (boo#1157968).
  • CVE-2019-14905: Fixed an issue where malicious code could craft filename in nxos_file_copy module (boo#1157969).
  • CVE-2019-14864: Fixed Splunk and Sumologic callback plugins leak sensitive data in logs (boo#1154830).
  • CVE-2019-14846: Fixed secrets disclosure on logs due to display is hardcoded to DEBUG level (boo#1153452)
  • CVE-2019-14856: Fixed insufficient fix for CVE-2019-10206 (boo#1154232)
  • CVE-2019-14858: Fixed data in the sub parameter fields that will not be masked and will be displayed when run with increased verbosity (boo#1154231)
  • CVE-2019-10206: ansible-playbook -k and ansible cli tools prompt passwords by expanding them from templates as they could contain special characters. Passwords should be wrapped to prevent templates trigger and exposing them. (boo#1142690)
  • CVE-2019-10217: Fields managing sensitive data should be set as such by no_log feature. Some of these fields in GCP modules are not set properly. service_account_contents() which is common class for all gcp modules is not setting no_log to True. Any sensitive data managed by that function would be leak as an output when running ansible playbooks. (boo#1144453)

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Leap 15.1:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2020-513=1