FreeBSD : Salt -- multiple vulnerabilities (3934cc60-f0fa-4eca-be09-c8bd7ae42871)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86431


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Salt release notes :

CVE-2015-6918 - Git modules leaking HTTPS auth credentials to debug log

Updated the Git state and execution modules to no longer display HTTPS basic authentication credentials in loglevel debug output on the Salt master. These credentials are now replaced with REDACTED in the debug output. Thanks to Andreas Stieger for bringing this to our attention.

CVE-2015-6941 - win_useradd module and salt-cloud display passwords in debug log

Updated the win_useradd module return data to no longer include the password of the newly created user. The password is now replaced with the string XXX-REDACTED-XXX. Updated the Salt Cloud debug output to no longer display win_password and sudo_password authentication credentials. Also updated the Linode driver to no longer display authentication credentials in debug logs. These credentials are now replaced with REDACTED in the debug output.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86431

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3934cc60f0fa4ecabe09c8bd7ae42871.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/19

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:freebsd:freebsd:py27-salt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6918, CVE-2015-6941