Security update for salt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3815-1
Rating: important
References: #1110938 #1113698 #1113699 #1113784 #1114197
Cross-References: CVE-2018-15750 CVE-2018-15751
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

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

Description:

This update for salt fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-15750: Fixed directory traversal vulnerability in salt-api (bsc#1113698).
  • CVE-2018-15751: Fixed remote authentication bypass in salt-api(netapi) that allows to execute arbitrary commands (bsc#1113699).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Improved handling of LDAP group id. gid is no longer treated as a string, which could have lead to faulty group creations (bsc#1113784).
  • Fixed async call to process manager (bsc#1110938).
  • Fixed OS arch detection when RPM is not installed (bsc#1114197).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security 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 Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2018-2713=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2713=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • salt-api-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-cloud-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-master-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-proxy-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-ssh-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-syndic-2018.3.0-5.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (noarch):
    • salt-fish-completion-2018.3.0-5.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • python2-salt-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • python3-salt-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-doc-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-minion-2018.3.0-5.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):
    • salt-bash-completion-2018.3.0-5.20.1
    • salt-zsh-completion-2018.3.0-5.20.1

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