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

High Nessus Plugin ID 105480

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 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.

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 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'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041993

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1042749

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1050003

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1059291

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1059758

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1060230

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1062462

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1062464

https://bugzilla.suse.com/985112

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-14695.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-14696.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?d0599283

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 105480

File Name: suse_SU-2017-3381-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/28

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-minion, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14695, CVE-2017-14696

OSVDB: 167308, 167337