Security update for salt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:2666-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1051948 #1052264 #1053376 #1053955
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS

  • An update that solves one vulnerability and has three fixes is now available.

    Description:

    This update for salt fixes one security issue and bugs.

    The following security issue has been fixed:

    - CVE-2017-12791: Directory traversal vulnerability in minion id
    validation allowed remote minions with incorrect credentials to
    authenticate to a master via a crafted minion ID (bsc#1053955).

    Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed:

    - Added support for SUSE Manager scalability features. (bsc#1052264)
    - Introduced the kubernetes module. (bsc#1051948)
    - Notify systemd synchronously via NOTIFY_SOCKET. (bsc#1053376)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:
      zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-salt-13304=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:
      zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-salt-13304=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • salt-2016.11.4-43.7.1
      • salt-doc-2016.11.4-43.7.1
      • salt-minion-2016.11.4-43.7.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • salt-2016.11.4-43.7.1
      • salt-doc-2016.11.4-43.7.1
      • salt-minion-2016.11.4-43.7.1

    References: