openSUSE Security Update : ansible (openSUSE-2019-1125)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 123669
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for ansible to version 2.7.8 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed: 	

- CVE-2018-16837: Fixed an information leak in user module (bsc#1112959).

- CVE-2018-16859: Fixed an issue which clould allow logging of password in plaintext in Windows powerShell (bsc#1116587).

- CVE-2019-3828: Fixed a path traversal vulnerability in fetch module (bsc#1126503).

- CVE-2018-10875: Fixed a potential code execution in ansible.cfg (bsc#1099808).

- CVE-2018-16876: Fixed an issue which could allow information disclosure in vvv+ mode with no_log on (bsc#1118896).

Other issues addressed :

- prepare update to 2.7.8 for multiple releases (boo#1102126, boo#1109957)

Release notes: G-v2.7.rst#id1


Update the affected ansible package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 123669

File Name: openSUSE-2019-1125.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/3/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-10875


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ansible, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10875, CVE-2018-16837, CVE-2018-16859, CVE-2018-16876, CVE-2019-3828