FreeBSD : salt -- salt-api vulnerability (8c98e643-6008-11ea-af63-38d547003487)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 134336

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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

SaltStack reports :

With the Salt NetAPI enabled in addition to having a SSH roster defined, unauthenticated access is possible when specifying the client as SSH.

Additionally, when the raw_shell option is specified any arbitrary command may be run on the Salt master when specifying SSH options.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/2019.2.3.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?2dcf157c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 134336

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8c98e643600811eaaf6338d547003487.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/9/2020

Updated: 3/11/2020

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py27-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py32-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py33-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py34-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py35-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py36-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py37-salt, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py38-salt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17361