CVE-2019-18897

NameCVE-2019-18897
DescriptionA UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of salt of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15; openSUSE Factory allows local attackers to escalate privileges from user salt to root. This issue affects: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 salt-master version 2019.2.0-46.83.1 and prior versions. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 salt-master version 2019.2.0-6.21.1 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory salt-master version 2019.2.2-3.1 and prior versions.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
salt (PTS)buster, buster (security)2018.3.4+dfsg1-6+deb10u3fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3002.6+dfsg1-4+deb11u1fixed
sid3004.1+dfsg-2.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
saltsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- salt <not-affected> (SuSE-specific Salt packaging vulnerability)

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