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|Posted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201411-09 ] Ansible: Privilege escalation
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Ansible: Privilege escalation (GLSA 201411-09)
Date: November 23, 2014
Bug(s): #516564, #517770
Multiple vulnerabilities has been found in Ansible which may allow
local privilege escalation.
Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform.
Vulnerable: < 1.6.8
Unaffected: >= 1.6.8
Architectures: All supported architectures
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Ansible users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/ansible-1.6.8"