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Ansible To Get Linux OS Version Details

This article shows the Ansible playbook used to query target systems to get their version details. Ie, the details obtained from “/etc/*release”. — – hosts: all # remote_user: root # become: yes tasks: – debug: msg: – “ansible_distribution {{ hostvars[inventory_hostname].ansible_distribution }}” – “major version {{ hostvars[inventory_hostname].ansible_distribution_major_version }}” – “version {{

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OpenSSL urgent upgrade notice

The OpenSSL team have released an advisory to upgrade to version 1.1.0c. Read the notice here: “https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20161110.txt”. Redhat’s article can be found here: “https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-7054”. Severity: High TLS connections using *-CHACHA20-POLY1305 ciphersuites are susceptible to a DoS attack by corrupting larger payloads. This can result in an OpenSSL crash. This issue

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