CVE-2021-21996

high
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Description

An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 3003.3. A user who has control of the source, and source_hash URLs can gain full file system access as root on a salt minion.

References

https://saltproject.io/security_announcements/salt-security-advisory-2021-sep-02/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/MBAHHSGZLEJRCG4DX6J4RBWJAAWH55RQ/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/ACVT7M4YLZRLWWQ6SGRK3C6TOF4FXOXT/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/6BUWUF5VTENNP2ZYZBVFKPSUHLKLUBD5/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-09-08

Updated: 2021-09-25

Type: CWE-668

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.6

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:saltstack:salt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153200Fedora 33 : salt (2021-93a7c8b7c6)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
153199Fedora 34 : salt (2021-00ada7e667)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high