FreeBSD : Salt -- information disclosure (e6b974ab-9d35-11e5-8f5c-002590263bf5)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 87229


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


Salt release notes report :

CVE-2015-8034: Saving state.sls cache data to disk with insecure permissions

This affects users of the state.sls function. The state run cache on the minion was being created with incorrect permissions. This file could potentially contain sensitive data that was inserted via jinja into the state SLS files. The permissions for this file are now being set correctly. Thanks to @zmalone for bringing this issue to our attention.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 87229

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e6b974ab9d3511e58f5c002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/12/08

Modified: 2017/02/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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


Base Score: 3.3

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

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: 2015/12/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8034