Multiple vulnerabilities has been found in Ansible which may allow local privilege escalation.
|Package||app-admin/ansible on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.6.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.6.8|
Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform.
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.
All Ansible users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/ansible-1.6.8"