RHEL 7 / 8 : Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 1.2.2 (RHSA-2021:0781)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 194285


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 1.2.2.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 / 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:0781 advisory.

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform integrates Red Hat's automation suite consisting of Red Hat Ansible Tower, Red Hat Ansible Engine, Automation Hub and use-case specific capabilities for Microsoft Windows, network, security, and more, along with Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based capabilities and features for organization-wide effectiveness.

This update fixes various bugs and adds enhancements. Documentation for these changes is available from the Release Notes document linked to in the References section.

Security Fix(es):

* node-notifier: nodejs-node-notifier: command injection due to the options params not being sanitised when being passed an array (CVE-2020-7789)
* nodejs-ajv: prototype pollution via crafted JSON schema in ajv.validate function (CVE-2020-15366)
* django: Potential directory-traversal via archive.extract() (CVE-2021-3281)
* python-pygments: infinite loop in SML lexer may lead to DoS (CVE-2021-20270)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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


Update the RHEL Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 1.2.2 package based on the guidance in RHSA-2021:0781.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 194285

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-0781.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/28/2024

Updated: 6/4/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7789


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-23980

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-galaxy-ng, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-bleach-allowlist, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-pulp-ansible, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-django, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-pulp-ansible, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-bleach-allowlist, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-galaxy-importer, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-bleach, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-galaxy-importer, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-galaxy-ng, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:automation-hub, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-bleach

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15366, CVE-2020-7789, CVE-2021-20270, CVE-2021-23980, CVE-2021-27291, CVE-2021-3281

CWE: 22, 400, 471, 78, 79, 835

RHSA: 2021:0781