Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2823-1                [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Markus Koschany
November 19, 2021                             https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package        : salt
Version        : 2016.11.2+ds-1+deb9u8
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-21996
Debian Bug     : 994016

Jonathan Schlue discovered a vulnerability in Salt, a powerful remote execution
manager. A user who has control of the source, and source_hash URLs can gain
full file system access as root on a salt minion.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your salt packages.

For the detailed security status of salt please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS