Security update for Salt

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Salt
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0882-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1114029 #1122680 #1125015
Cross-References: CVE-2018-15750 CVE-2018-15751
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Manager Tools 15-BETA

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.


This update fixes the following issues:

  • Removing patch to add root paramet to zypper module
  • Patch modification due to offset caused by previous patch removal
  • Fix for -t parameter in mount module
  • Async batch implementation
  • Update to 2019.2 release
  • Add virt.volume_infos and virt.volume_delete functions
  • Bugfix: properly refresh pillars (bsc#1125015)
  • Removes version from python3 requirement completely
  • Alignment with Salt 2019.2.0 RC2 from upstream.
  • Update to 2019.2.0~rc2
  • Add virt.all_capabilities to return all host and domain capabilities at once
  • Don't call zypper with more than one --no-refresh (PR#51382)
  • Switch to better version nomenclature. Using ~ for the rc1 suffix.
  • Add "id_" and "force" to the whitelist of API check
  • Add metadata to accepted keyword arguments (bsc#1122680)
  • Fix "pkg.list_pkgs" output when using "attr" to take the arch into account (bsc#1114029)
  • Update Salt to 2019.2.0rc1

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 Manager Tools 15-BETA:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-15-BETA-2019-882=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Manager Tools 15-BETA (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • python2-salt-2019.2.0-8.3.3
    • python3-salt-2019.2.0-8.3.3
    • salt-2019.2.0-8.3.3
    • salt-doc-2019.2.0-8.3.3
    • salt-minion-2019.2.0-8.3.3
  • SUSE Manager Tools 15-BETA (noarch):
    • salt-bash-completion-2019.2.0-8.3.3
    • salt-zsh-completion-2019.2.0-8.3.3