CVE-2020-16846

NameCVE-2020-16846
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt through 3002. Sending crafted web requests to the Salt API, with the SSH client enabled, can result in shell injection.
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)
ReferencesDLA-2480-1, DSA-4837-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
salt (PTS)stretch2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u4vulnerable
stretch (security)2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u6fixed
buster, buster (security)2018.3.4+dfsg1-6+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid3002.6+dfsg1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
saltsourcestretch2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u6DLA-2480-1
saltsourcebuster2018.3.4+dfsg1-6+deb10u2DSA-4837-1
saltsource(unstable)3002.1+dfsg1-1

Notes

https://www.saltstack.com/blog/on-november-3-2020-saltstack-publicly-disclosed-three-new-cves/
https://gitlab.com/saltstack/open/salt-patches/-/raw/master/patches/2020/09/02/2018.3.x.patch (2018.3.x)
https://gitlab.com/saltstack/open/salt-patches/-/raw/master/patches/2020/09/02/2016.11.x.patch (2016.11.x)

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