Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2815-1 salt -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Nov 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 987496, Bug 987496.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-28243, CVE-2020-28972, CVE-2020-35662, CVE-2021-3144, CVE-2021-3148, CVE-2021-3197, CVE-2021-25281, CVE-2021-25282, CVE-2021-25283, CVE-2021-25284, CVE-2021-31607.
More information:

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Salt, a powerful remote execution manager, that allow for local privilege escalation on a minion, server side template injection attacks, insufficient checks for eauth credentials, shell and command injections or incorrect validation of SSL certificates.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u7.

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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