[devsec] ansible-os-hardening 6.0.0 released

  • From: Sebastian Gumprich <devsec@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: devsec@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, devsec-announce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 5 May 2020 21:35:37 +0200

Hey everyone,

after a long time we released a new version of ansible-os-hardening: version 6.0.0!

This release has many, many improvements and bugfixes:

Possibly Breaking Changes:

    On systems were SELinux is installed, it is now set to Enforcing.

Implemented enhancements:

    Configure audit=1 for more accurate auid auditing #253
    Add Debian Buster support for ansible-os-hardening #233
    Add CentOS 8 support for ansible-os-hardening #232
    Add selinux configuration #154
    Make useradd defaults in login.defs dependent on OS #266 (Aisbergg)
Add kernel hardening parameters from Tails and CIS Benchmark #263 (kravietz)
    add ansible-lint #262 (rndmh3ro)
    Remove trailing space #261 (kravietz)
    Add kernel parameter information to README #259 (jaredledvina)
    Remove trailing whitespaces (ansible-lint 201) #254 (kravietz)
    Standardize the var ordering #251 (dustinmiller1337)
    Add intial support for OpenSUSE #250 (dustinmiller1337)
    Make max_log_file_action for auditd configurable #246 (jandd)
    Add exception in sysctl task #240 (okupriyanov)
Fedora - Use new auto ansible_python_interpreter for dnf #239 (jaredledvina)
    add test support for CentOS8 #237 (yeoldegrove)
Support configuring SELinux and default to enforcing #236 (jaredledvina)
    Add test support for debian buster #234 (123Haynes)
    Changed local var name to a less common one #231 (rgarrigue)
    Use ansible facts for vars #226 (joshuatalb)

Fixed bugs:

    Invalid Conditionals in user_accounts.yml #255
auth-system related files are created for non-RHEL systems (e.g. Debian) #247
    NSA website links are stale #227
Running ansible on python3 throughs "TypeError: '<=' not supported between instances of 'str' and 'int'" #223
    [lots of] deprecation warnings in Ansible 2.8 #221
    Add a "don't fail on error" switch ? #148
    Addressing issue #255 #258 (ljkimmel)
    Fix #247, cleanup conditions #248 (fernandezcuesta)
    Fix error on applying the sysctl vars on containers #243 (okupriyanov)
    Update location of NSA RHEL 5 Guide #235 (jaredledvina)



Github: https://github.com/dev-sec/ansible-os-hardening/releases/tag/6.0.0
Galaxy: https://galaxy.ansible.com/dev-sec/os-hardening



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