Security update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:1896-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


salt was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed: - CVE-2015-8034: Prevent saving state.sls cache data to disk with insecure permissions (bsc#957914).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 Enterprise Storage 2.1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-2.1-2016-1114=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 (noarch)
    • salt-master-2014.1.10-8.4
    • salt-minion-2014.1.10-8.4
    • salt-2014.1.10-8.4