SUSE SLES11 Security Update : Salt (SUSE-SU-2017:3381-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 105480
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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 details. 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.
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 slesctsp4-salt-13382=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-salt-13382=1 To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.