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HistoryApr 16, 2020 - 12:00 a.m.

Security update for ansible (moderate)






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
  • 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.

This update was imported from the openSUSE:Leap:15.1:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or β€œzypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP1:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2020-523=1