October 16, 2019
Ansible is prone to multiple information-disclosure vulnerabilities. Successfully exploiting these issues may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.
- AnsibleWorks ansible
- Redhat Ansible Engine 2
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
- AnsibleWorks - ansible Home Page
- RedHat - Bug 1764148 (CVE-2019-14864) - CVE-2019-14864 Ansible: Splunk and Sumologic call
- Ansible - removing args from task_fields as it can contain sensitive data #63527
- RedHat - removing args from task_fields as it can contain sensitive data #63527
- Ansible - Sumologic callback plugin logging sensitive data #63522
Abhijeet Kasurde (Red Hat) and Patrick O’Brien (The Trade Desk Inc)
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