ESB-2018.0641 - [SUSE] ansible: Access confidential data - Existing account 2018-03-06

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                               ESB-2018.0641
             SUSE Security Update: Security update for ansible
                               6 March 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ansible
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-7550  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2652

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180605-1.html

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ansible
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0605-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1065872 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-7550
Affected Products:
                    SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for ansible fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2017-7550: A flaw was found in the way Ansible passed certain
     parameters to the jenkins_plugin module. Remote attackers could use this
     flaw to expose sensitive information from a remote host's logs. This
     flaw was fixed by not allowing passwords to be specified in the "params"
     argument, and noting this in the module documentation.  (bsc#1065872)


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-412=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

   - SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (noarch):

      ansible-2.2.3.0-9.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7550.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1065872

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