SUSE SLES11 Security Update : salt (SUSE-SU-2018:3813-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119115

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for salt fixes the following issues :

Salt was updated to version 2016.11.10 and contains the following fixes :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-15750: Fixed directory traversal vulnerability in salt-api (bsc#1113698).

CVE-2018-15751: Fixed remote authentication bypass in salt-api(netapi) that allows to execute arbitrary commands (bsc#1113699).

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-salt-13870=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-salt-13870=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1113698

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1113699

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-15750/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-15751/

http://www.nessus.org/u?532b4d10

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119115

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3813-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/23

Modified: 2018/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15750, CVE-2018-15751