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[RHSA-2019:2542-01] Moderate: Ansible security and bug fix update

Posted on 21 August 2019

===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: Ansible security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2019:2542-01
Product: Red Hat Ansible Engine
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2542
Issue date: 2019-08-21
CVE Names: CVE-2019-10206 CVE-2019-10217
1. Summary:

An update for Ansible is now available for Ansible Engine 2.8.

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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8 for RHEL 7 Server - noarch
Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8 for RHEL 8 - noarch

3. Description:

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 (2.8.4)

Security fix(es):

* Ansible: data disclosure when a password from the prompt contains
template characters (CVE-2019-10206)
* Ansible: gcp modules do not flag sensitive data fields properly

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):

For details on bug fixes in this release see:


4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:


5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1732623 - CVE-2019-10206 Ansible: disclosure data when prompted for password and template characters are passed
1733509 - CVE-2019-10217 Ansible: gcp modules do not flag sensitive data fields properly

6. Package List:

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8 for RHEL 7 Server:



Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.8 for RHEL 8:



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from

7. References:


8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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