CVE-2015-8034

NameCVE-2015-8034
DescriptionThe state.sls function in Salt before 2015.8.3 uses weak permissions on the cache data, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs807356

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
salt (PTS)jessie2014.1.13+ds-3vulnerable
stretch2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u2fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2018.3.4+dfsg1-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
saltsource(unstable)2015.8.3+ds-1low807356

Notes

[jessie] - salt <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
For jessie: /var/cache/salt/minion is created with restricted permissions on
first start of salt-minion in verify_env mitigating the issue, cf.
https://sources.debian.org/src/salt/2014.1.13%2Bds-3/salt/utils/verify.py/#L207
https://github.com/cachedout/salt/commit/097838ec0c52b1e96f7f761e5fb3cd7e79808741
https://github.com/saltstack/salt/issues/28455

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