SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : salt (SUSE-SU-2020:1150-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 136169
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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for salt fixes the following issues :

Fix CVE-2020-11651 and CVE-2020-11652 (bsc#1170595)

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 Module for Server Applications 15-SP1:zypper in
-t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2020-1150=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python2 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Python2-15-SP1-2020-1150=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-1150=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1170595

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-11651/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-11652/

http://www.nessus.org/u?85e05fec

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 136169

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1150-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/30/2020

Updated: 3/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-11651

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python2-salt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python3-salt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-cloud, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-master, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-minion, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-proxy, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-ssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-standalone-formulas-configuration, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:salt-syndic, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 4/29/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/30/2020

Exploitable With

Metasploit (SaltStack Salt Master/Minion Unauthenticated RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11651, CVE-2020-11652

IAVA: 2020-A-0195-S