Upstream information

CVE-2019-18897 at MITRE

Description

A UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of salt of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15; openSUSE Factory allows local attackers to escalate privileges from user salt to root. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 salt-master version 2019.2.0-46.83.1 and prior versions. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 salt-master version 2019.2.0-6.21.1 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory salt-master version 2019.2.2-3.1 and prior versions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Revisit

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 8.4
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1157465 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Redhat Expanded Support 7-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • golang-github-lusitaniae-apache_exporter >= 0.7.0-5.1
  • golang-github-prometheus-node_exporter >= 0.18.1-5.1
  • golang-github-wrouesnel-postgres_exporter >= 0.4.7-5.1
  • mgr-cfg >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • mgr-cfg-actions >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • mgr-cfg-client >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • mgr-cfg-management >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • mgr-custom-info >= 4.1.1-5.1
  • mgr-daemon >= 4.1.1-13.1
  • mgr-osad >= 4.1.2-14.1
  • mgr-push >= 4.1.1-5.1
  • mgr-virtualization-host >= 4.1.1-13.1
  • python2-mgr-cfg >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • python2-mgr-cfg-actions >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • python2-mgr-cfg-client >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • python2-mgr-cfg-management >= 4.1.2-11.1
  • python2-mgr-osa-common >= 4.1.2-14.1
  • python2-mgr-osad >= 4.1.2-14.1
  • python2-mgr-push >= 4.1.1-5.1
  • python2-mgr-virtualization-common >= 4.1.1-13.1
  • python2-mgr-virtualization-host >= 4.1.1-13.1
  • python2-rhnlib >= 4.1.2-44.1
  • python2-salt >= 3000-135.1
  • python2-spacewalk-check >= 4.1.5-80.1
  • python2-spacewalk-client-setup >= 4.1.5-80.1
  • python2-spacewalk-client-tools >= 4.1.5-80.1
  • python2-spacewalk-koan >= 4.1.1-30.1
  • python2-spacewalk-oscap >= 4.1.1-24.1
  • python2-suseRegisterInfo >= 4.1.2-27.1
  • python2-uyuni-common-libs >= 4.1.5-2.1
  • salt >= 3000-135.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-135.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-135.1
  • spacecmd >= 4.1.4-94.1
  • spacewalk-abrt >= 4.1.1-21.1
  • spacewalk-check >= 4.1.5-80.1
  • spacewalk-client-setup >= 4.1.5-80.1
  • spacewalk-client-tools >= 4.1.5-80.1
  • spacewalk-koan >= 4.1.1-30.1
  • spacewalk-oscap >= 4.1.1-24.1
  • spacewalk-remote-utils >= 4.1.1-30.1
  • suseRegisterInfo >= 4.1.2-27.1
  • uyuni-base-common >= 4.1.1-2.1
  • yum-rhn-plugin >= 4.1.1-36.1
Patchnames:
suse-res7ct-client-tools-202006-14427
suse-res7ct-salt-202003-14318
Redhat Expanded Support 8-CLIENT-TOOLS
  • golang-github-lusitaniae-apache_exporter >= 0.7.0-1.3.1
  • golang-github-prometheus-node_exporter >= 0.18.1-1.3.1
  • golang-github-wrouesnel-postgres_exporter >= 0.4.7-1.3.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-3.23.1
  • salt >= 3000-3.23.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-3.23.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-3.23.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-3.23.1
  • spacecmd >= 4.1.4-3.9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-RES-8-CLIENT-TOOLS-2020-1968
SUSE-RES-8-CLIENT-TOOLS-2020-677
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS
  • python2-salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-api >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-master >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-1973
SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-625
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12
  • python-singledispatch >= 3.4.0.3-1.5.1
  • python2-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-api >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-master >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3000-46.101.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Adv-Systems-Management-12-2020-1971
SUSE-SLE-Module-Adv-Systems-Management-12-2020-685
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • python3-salt >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-doc >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-minion >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-684
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • python3-salt >= 3000-2.9
  • salt >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-doc >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-minion >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3000-2.9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • python3-salt >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-doc >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-minion >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3002.2-6.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python 2 15 SP1
  • python2-salt >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Python2-15-SP1-2020-684
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1
  • salt-api >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-cloud >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-master >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-proxy >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-ssh >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • salt-syndic >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2020-684
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP2
  • salt-api >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-cloud >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-fish-completion >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-master >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-proxy >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3000-2.9
  • salt-syndic >= 3000-2.9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP3
  • salt-api >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-master >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3002.2-6.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2
  • python-singledispatch >= 3.4.0.3-1.5.1
  • python2-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-46.101.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-2020-1971
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-2020-685
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS
  • python2-salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-api >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-master >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2020-1973
SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2020-625
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • python2-salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-api >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-master >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3000-5.78.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3000-5.78.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2020-1973
SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2020-625
SUSE Manager Proxy 3.2
  • python-singledispatch >= 3.4.0.3-1.5.1
  • python2-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-46.101.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-3.2-2020-1971
SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-3.2-2020-685
SUSE Manager Server 3.2
  • python-singledispatch >= 3.4.0.3-1.5.1
  • python2-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-api >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-master >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3000-46.101.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Server-3.2-2020-1971
SUSE-SUSE-Manager-Server-3.2-2020-685
SUSE Manager Tools 12
  • python-singledispatch >= 3.4.0.3-1.5.1
  • python2-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • python3-salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-doc >= 3000-46.101.1
  • salt-minion >= 3000-46.101.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2020-1971
SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2020-685
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • python2-salt >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • python3-salt >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-api >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-cloud >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-doc >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-master >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-minion >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-proxy >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-ssh >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-syndic >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2020-357
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • python3-salt >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-api >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-bash-completion >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-cloud >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-doc >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-fish-completion >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-master >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-minion >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-proxy >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-ssh >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-standalone-formulas-configuration >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-syndic >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-transactional-update >= 3002.2-6.1
  • salt-zsh-completion >= 3002.2-6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA python3-salt-3002.2-6.1


First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:


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
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 salt In progress
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 salt Unsupported
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 salt In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS salt In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12 salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 salt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 salt Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python 2 15 SP1 salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python 2 15 SP2 salt Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 salt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1 salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP2 salt Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Transactional Server 15 SP2 salt Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux salt In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS salt In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 salt In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for RHEL and ES 8 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 12 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 15 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for Ubuntu 18.04 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for Ubuntu 20.04 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools for RHEL and ES 8 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 12 salt Released
SUSE Manager Client Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools for Ubuntu 18.04 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Client Tools for Ubuntu 20.04 salt Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 3.2 salt Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Server 3.2 salt Released
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 salt In progress
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 Module py27-compat-salt In progress
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 Module py27-compat-salt In progress