Release announcement : Ansible Community Package 8.5.0

Hello everyone,

We’re happy to announce the release of the Ansible 8.5.0 package!

Ansible 8.5.0 includes ansible-core 2.15.5 as well as a curated set of

Ansible collections that provide a vast number of modules and plugins.

How to get it

This release is available on PyPI and can be installed with pip:

$ python3 -m pip install ansible==8.5.0 --user

The sources for this release can be found here:

Release tarball:



Wheel package:



Important Details

There is an important CVE (CVE-2023-5115) fix inthe ansible core, read the details in here.


Check Release Notes and Ansible 8 Porting Guide for more details!

What’s the schedule for new Ansible releases after 8.5.0?

The next release roadmap can be found at

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On behalf of the Ansible community, thank you and happy automating!

Ansible Community Team


Thank you for sharing this announcement, along with the resource.

Can the package be installed by using a package manager (e.g. yum, dnf, etc.), as well as using the method that you show in your


Yes, although you have to wait for package maintainers to build and release it on your distribution repos. Here is the relevant documentation page.

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Awesome! Thank you for the response, and for pointing me to the
page for validation.

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Is there a Changelog ?

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Hi @kmf , welcome to the forum!

You can find the changelog for the Ansible Community Package 8.5.0 here:

ps. Added to the main post as well, thanks!


thanks for the update

fwiw the changelogs are always linked to from the porting guide as well.