openSUSE Security Update : salt (openSUSE-2016-318)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for salt fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-1866: Improper handling of clear messages on
the minion remote code execution (boo#965403)

The following bugs were fixed :

- boo#958350: Salt crashes on invalid UTF-8 in package
data

- boo#959572: 'salt '*' pkg.info_installed' causes
exception on sles12sp1 client

- boo#963322: salt-api cannot be stopped correctly

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=958350
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=959572
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963322
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=965403

Solution :

Update the affected salt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89814 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1866

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