SUSE SLES11 Security Update : Salt (SUSE-SU-2017:3381-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for salt fixes one security issue and bugs. The following
security issues have been fixed :

- CVE-2017-14695: A directory traversal vulnerability in
minion id validation allowed remote minions with
incorrect credentials to authenticate to a master via a
crafted minion ID. (bsc#1062462)

- CVE-2017-14696: It was possible to force a remote Denial
of Service with a specially crafted authentication
request. (bsc#1062464)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 105480 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-14695

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