RHEL 7 : ansible (RHSA-2019:0431)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 122635
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

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 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.

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
ansible (2.7.8)

Security fix(es) :

* ansible: path traversal in the fetch module (CVE-2019-3828)

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/v2.7.8/changelogs/ CHANGELOG-v2.7.rst for details on bug fixes in this release.

Solution

Update the affected ansible package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0431

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3828

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122635

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-0431.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2019

Updated: 2/10/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3828

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ansible, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3828

RHSA: 2019:0431