# Security update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4388-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1213293
  * bsc#1213518
  * bsc#1214477
  * bsc#1215157
  * jsc#MSQA-706

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-34049

  
CVSS scores:

  
Affected Products:

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP4
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5
  * openSUSE Leap 15.3
  * openSUSE Leap 15.4
  * openSUSE Leap 15.5
  * openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3
  * openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4
  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
  * SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
  * SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
  * SUSE Manager Server 4.3

  
  
An update that solves one vulnerability, contains one feature and has three
security fixes can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for salt fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

  * CVE-2023-34049: arbitrary code execution via symlink attack (bsc#1215157)

Bugs fixed:

  * Fix optimization_order opt to prevent testsuite fails
  * Improve salt.utils.json.find_json to avoid fails (bsc#1213293)
  * Use salt-call from salt bundle with transactional_update
  * Only call native_str on curl_debug message in tornado when needed
  * Implement the calling for batch async from the salt CLI
  * Fix calculation of SLS context vars when trailing dots on targetted
    sls/state (bsc#1213518)
  * Rename salt-tests to python3-salt-testsuite
  * Allow all primitive grain types for autosign_grains (bsc#1214477)

## Special Instructions and Notes:

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like
YaST online_update or "zypper patch".  
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-2023-4388=1

  * openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3  
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.3-2023-4388=1

  * openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4  
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.4-2023-4388=1

  * openSUSE Leap 15.4  
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.4-2023-4388=1

  * openSUSE Leap 15.5  
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.3-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.3-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.4-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.4-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.5-2023-4388=1

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP4  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP4-2023-4388=1

  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-ESPOS-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-LTSS-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP3-LTSS-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP3-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-7.1-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.1-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.2-2023-4388=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.2-2023-4388=1

## Package List:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64 i586)
    * python2-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-api-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python2-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-testsuite-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3 (aarch64 x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * openSUSE Leap 15.4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * openSUSE Leap 15.5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-api-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-api-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-api-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-api-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 (aarch64 x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-api-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
    * python3-simplejson-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debugsource-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1
    * salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150300.53.65.2
    * python3-simplejson-debuginfo-3.17.2-150300.3.4.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-34049.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213293
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213518
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214477
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215157
  * https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

SUSE: 2023:4388-1 important: salt

November 9, 2023
* bsc#1213293 * bsc#1213518 * bsc#1214477 * bsc#1215157 * jsc#MSQA-706

Summary

## This update for salt fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed: * CVE-2023-34049: arbitrary code execution via symlink attack (bsc#1215157) Bugs fixed: * Fix optimization_order opt to prevent testsuite fails * Improve salt.utils.json.find_json to avoid fails (bsc#1213293) * Use salt-call from salt bundle with transactional_update * Only call native_str on curl_debug message in tornado when needed * Implement the calling for batch async from the salt CLI * Fix calculation of SLS context vars when trailing dots on targetted sls/state (bsc#1213518) * Rename salt-tests to python3-salt-testsuite * Allow all primitive grain types for autosign_grains (bsc#1214477)

References

* bsc#1213293

* bsc#1213518

* bsc#1214477

* bsc#1215157

* jsc#MSQA-706

Cross-

* CVE-2023-34049

CVSS scores:

Affected Products:

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5

* openSUSE Leap 15.3

* openSUSE Leap 15.4

* openSUSE Leap 15.5

* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3

* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4

* SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3

* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3

* SUSE Manager Server 4.3

An update that solves one vulnerability, contains one feature and has three

security fixes can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-34049.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213293

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213518

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214477

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215157

* https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4388-1
Rating: important

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