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: Running

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 [IN_PROGRESS]

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 >= 4.1.1-13.1
  • 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
  • rhnlib >= 4.1.2-44.1
  • 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 >= 4.1.1-2.1
  • uyuni-base-common >= 4.1.1-2.1
  • uyuni-common-libs >= 4.1.5-2.1
  • 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 Python2 packages 15 SP1
  • python2-salt >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • 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 >= 2019.2.0-6.24.1
  • 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 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


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 Enterprise Storage 5 salt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Module for Advanced Systems Management salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem salt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Server Applications salt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Basesystem salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Python 2 salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Server Applications salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Client Tools Ubuntu 20.04 prometheus-node-exporter Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Client Tools Ubuntu 20.04 prometheus-postgres-exporter Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS salt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 salt Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 3.2 salt Released
SUSE Manager Server 3.2 salt Released
SUSE Manager Tools salt Released