CVE-2017-12791

NameCVE-2017-12791
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in minion id validation in SaltStack Salt before 2016.11.7 and 2017.7.x before 2017.7.1 allows remote minions with incorrect credentials to authenticate to a master via a crafted minion ID.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs872399

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-1vulnerable
sid2016.11.5+ds-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
saltsource(unstable)(unfixed)high872399

Notes

[stretch] - salt <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - salt <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/saltstack/salt/pull/42944
https://github.com/saltstack/salt/commit/6366e05d0d70bd709cc4233c3faf32a759d0173a
https://docs.saltstack.com/en/2016.11/topics/releases/2016.11.7.html

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