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Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


An information disclosure flaw was found in ansible-core due to a failure to respect the "ANSIBLE_NO_LOG" configuration in some scenarios. It was discovered that information is still included in the output in certain tasks, such as loop items. Depending on the task, this issue may include sensitive information, such as decrypted secret values. This affects versions through 2.14.13, 2.15.0b1 through 2.15.8, and 2.16.0b1 through 2.16.2.

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CWE-116 - Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output

The software prepares a structured message for communication with another component, but encoding or escaping of the data is either missing or done incorrectly. As a result, the intended structure of the message is not preserved.

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