Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2823-2 salt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Nov 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1000265.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-21996.
- More information:
The security update of Salt, a remote execution manager, to fix CVE-2021-21996 introduced a regression in salt/fileclient.py which raised an unexpected exception and made file.managed states fail.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u9.
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