GLSA-201411-09 : Ansible: Privilege escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 79417
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-09 (Ansible: Privilege escalation)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ansible. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Ansible users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/ansible-1.6.8'