Security update for Salt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:1581-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1011800 #1012999 #1017078 #1020831 #1022562 #1025896 #1027240 #1027722 #1030009 #1030073 #1032931 #1035912 #1035914 #1036125 #1038855 #1039370 #1040584 #1040886 #1043111
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS

  • An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has 17 fixes is now available.


    This update for salt provides version 2016.11.4 and brings various fixes
    and improvements:

    - Adding a salt-minion watchdog for RHEL6 and SLES11 systems (sysV) to
    restart salt-minion in case of crashes during upgrade.
    - Fix format error. (bsc#1043111)
    - Fix ownership for whole master cache directory. (bsc#1035914)
    - Disable 3rd party runtime packages to be explicitly recommended.
    - Fix insecure permissions in salt-ssh temporary files. (bsc#1035912,
    - Disable custom rosters for Salt SSH via Salt API. (bsc#1011800,
    - Orchestrate and batches don't return false failed information anymore.
    - Speed-up cherrypy by removing sleep call.
    - Fix os_family grains on SUSE. (bsc#1038855)
    - Fix setting the language on SUSE systems. (bsc#1038855)
    - Use SUSE specific salt-api.service. (bsc#1039370)
    - Fix using hostname for minion ID as '127'.
    - Fix core grains constants for timezone. (bsc#1032931)
    - Minor fixes on new pkg.list_downloaded.
    - Listing all type of advisory patches for Yum module.
    - Prevents zero length error on Python 2.6.
    - Fixes zypper test error after backporting.
    - Raet protocol is no longer supported. (bsc#1020831)
    - Fix moving SSH data to the new home. (bsc#1027722)
    - Fix logrotating /var/log/salt/minion. (bsc#1030009)
    - Fix result of master_tops extension is mutually overwritten.
    - Allows to set 'timeout' and 'gather_job_timeout' via kwargs.
    - Allows to set custom timeouts for 'manage.up' and 'manage.status'.
    - Use salt's ordereddict for comparison.
    - Fix scripts for salt-proxy.
    - Add openscap module.
    - File.get_managed regression fix.
    - Fix translate variable arguments if they contain hidden keywords.
    - Added unit test for dockerng.sls_build dryrun.
    - Added dryrun to dockerng.sls_build.
    - Update dockerng minimal version requirements.
    - Fix format error in error parsing.
    - Keep fix for migrating salt home directory. (bsc#1022562)
    - Fix salt pkg.latest raises exception if package is not available.
    - Timezone should always be in UTC. (bsc#1017078)
    - Fix timezone handling for rpm installtime. (bsc#1017078)
    - Increasing timeouts for running integrations tests.
    - Add buildargs option to module.
    - Fix error when missing ssh-option parameter.
    - Re-add yum notify plugin.
    - All kwargs to dockerng.create to provide all features to sls_build as
    - Datetime should be returned always in UTC.
    - Fix possible crash while deserialising data on infinite recursion in
    scheduled state. (bsc#1036125)
    - Documentation refresh to 2016.11.4
    - For a detailed description, please refer to:

    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-201705-13150=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:
      zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-salt-201705-13150=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-2016.11.4-42.2
      • salt-doc-2016.11.4-42.2
      • salt-minion-2016.11.4-42.2
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • salt-2016.11.4-42.2
      • salt-doc-2016.11.4-42.2
      • salt-minion-2016.11.4-42.2