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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2017.3381.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2017:3381-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'Salt' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2017:3381-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'Salt' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2017:3381-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for salt fixes one security issue and bugs.
The following security issues have been fixed:
- CVE-2017-14695: A directory traversal vulnerability in minion id
validation allowed remote minions with incorrect credentials to
authenticate to a master via a crafted minion ID. (bsc#1062462)
- CVE-2017-14696: It was possible to force a remote Denial of Service with
a specially crafted authentication request. (bsc#1062464)
Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed:
- Removed deprecation warning for beacon configuration using dictionaries.
(bsc#1041993)
- Fixed beacons failure when pillar-based suppressing config-based.
(bsc#1060230)
- Fixed minion resource exhaustion when many functions are being executed
in parallel. (bsc#1059758)
- Remove 'TasksTask' attribute from salt-master.service in older versions
of systemd. (bsc#985112)
- Fix for delete_deployment in Kubernetes module. (bsc#1059291)
- Catching error when PIDfile cannot be deleted. (bsc#1050003)
- Use $HOME to get the user home directory instead using '~
' char.
(bsc#1042749)

Affected Software/OS:
'Salt' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-14695
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-14696
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