Upstream information

CVE-2016-1866 at MITRE

Description

Salt 2015.8.x before 2015.8.4 does not properly handle clear messages on the minion, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code by inserting packets into the minion-master data stream.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 965403 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • python2-salt >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • python3-salt >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-bash-completion >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-doc >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-minion >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 2018.3.0-3.9
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA python2-salt
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • salt-api >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-cloud >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-fish-completion >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-master >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-proxy >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-ssh >= 2018.3.0-3.9
  • salt-syndic >= 2018.3.0-3.9
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA salt-api
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • salt >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-api >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-cloud >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-doc >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-master >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-minion >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-proxy >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-raet >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-ssh >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-syndic >= 2015.8.7-13.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 2015.8.7-13.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-318
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • salt >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-api >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-cloud >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-doc >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-master >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-minion >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-proxy >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-raet >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-ssh >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-syndic >= 2016.3.4-1.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 2016.3.4-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA salt


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
CaaS Platform 3.0 salt Released
SUSE Storage 1.0 salt Unsupported