RHEL 7 / 8 : Ansible security and bug fix update (2.9.18) (Moderate) (RHSA-2021:0663)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 146820
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 / 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0663 advisory.

- ansible: user data leak in snmp_facts module (CVE-2021-20178)

- ansible module: bitbucket_pipeline_variable exposes secured values (CVE-2021-20180)

- ansible: multiple modules expose secured values (CVE-2021-20191)

- ansible: basic.py no_log with fallback option (CVE-2021-20228)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected ansible and / or ansible-test packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/200.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/522.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/532.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-20178

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-20180

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-20191

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-20228

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:0663

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1914774

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1915808

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1916813

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1925002

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 146820

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0663.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/24/2021

Updated: 4/15/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-20228

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ansible, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ansible-test

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: 2/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-20178, CVE-2021-20180, CVE-2021-20191, CVE-2021-20228

RHSA: 2021:0663

IAVB: 2021-B-0013

CWE: 200, 522, 532, 200, 522, 532