CVE-2021-21996

NameCVE-2021-21996
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 3003.3. A user who has control of the source, and source_hash URLs can gain full file system access as root on a salt minion.
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 severityhigh
Debian Bugs994016

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+deb9u6vulnerable
buster, buster (security)2018.3.4+dfsg1-6+deb10u2vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye3002.6+dfsg1-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
saltsource(unstable)(unfixed)994016

Notes

https://saltproject.io/security_announcements/salt-security-advisory-2021-sep-02/

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