Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2823-1 salt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Nov 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 994016.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-21996.
- More information:
Jonathan Schlue discovered a vulnerability in Salt, a powerful remote execution manager. A user who has control of the source, and source_hash URLs can gain full file system access as root on a salt minion.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u8.
We recommend that you upgrade your salt packages.
For the detailed security status of salt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/salt
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS