# Security update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4390-1  
Rating: important  
References:

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

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-34049

  
CVSS scores:

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1

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

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP1-LTSS-2023-4390=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP1-LTSS-2023-4390=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP1-2023-4390=1

  * SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0  
To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform 'skuba' tool. It will inform
you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete
cluster in a controlled way.

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 (x86_64)
    * salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150100.112.1
  * SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150100.112.1

## 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: 2023:4390-1 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 * CVE-2023-34049: arbitrary code execution via symlink attack (bsc#1215157) * 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:

* SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS 15-SP1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1

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-2023:4390-1
Rating: important

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