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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for salt (DLA-2823-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'salt' package(s) announced via the DLA-2823-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Jonathan Schlue discovered a vulnerability in Salt, a powerful remote execution manager. A user who has control of the source, and source_hash URLs can gain full file system access as root on a salt minion.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'salt' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u8. We recommend that you upgrade your salt packages.

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