Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2294-1 salt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jul 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-15750, CVE-2018-15751.
More information:

Two issues have been found in salt, a remote manager to administer servers.

These issues are related to remote hackers bypassing authentication to execute arbitrary commands and getting informations about files on the server

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your salt packages.

For the detailed security status of salt please refer to its security tracker page at:

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