openSUSE Security Update : salt (openSUSE-2019-1019)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 123158

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for salt fixes the following issues :

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).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Improved handling of LDAP group id. gid is no longer treated as a string, which could have lead to faulty group creations (bsc#1113784).

- Fixed async call to process manager (bsc#1110938)

- Fixed OS arch detection when RPM is not installed (bsc#1114197)

- Crontab module fix: file attributes option missing (bsc#1114824)

- Fix git_pillar merging across multiple __env__ repositories (bsc#1112874)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected salt packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1110938

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1112874

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1113698

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1113699

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1113784

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1114197

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1114824

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 123158

File Name: openSUSE-2019-1019.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/27/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-api:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-bash-completion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-cloud:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-fish-completion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-master:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-minion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-proxy:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-ssh:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-syndic:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:salt-zsh-completion:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python2-salt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:python3-salt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/24/2018

Reference Information

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