CVE-2016-1866

NameCVE-2016-1866
DescriptionSalt 2015.8.x before 2015.8.4 does not properly handle clear messages on the minion, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code by inserting packets into the minion-master data stream.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
salt (PTS)jessie2014.1.13+ds-3fixed
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)2015.8.5+ds-1medium
saltsourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - salt <not-affected> (affects only the 2015.8.x releases of Salt)
https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/2015.8.5.html

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