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# Security update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0507-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1193948
  * bsc#1211649
  * bsc#1215963
  * bsc#1216284
  * bsc#1219430
  * bsc#1219431
  * jsc#MSQA-719

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2024-22231
  * CVE-2024-22232

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2024-22231 ( SUSE ):  5.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N
  * CVE-2024-22232 ( SUSE ):  7.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

  
  
An update that solves two vulnerabilities, contains one feature and has four
security fixes can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for salt fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

  * CVE-2024-22231: Prevent directory traversal when creating syndic cache
    directory on the master (bsc#1219430)
  * CVE-2024-22232: Prevent directory traversal attacks in the master's
    serve_file method (bsc#1219431)

Bugs fixed:

  * Ensure that pillar refresh loads beacons from pillar without restart
  * Fix the aptpkg.py unit test failure
  * Prefer unittest.mock to python-mock in test suite
  * Enable "KeepAlive" probes for Salt SSH executions (bsc#1211649)
  * Revert changes to set Salt configured user early in the stack (bsc#1216284)
  * Align behavior of some modules when using salt-call via symlink
    (bsc#1215963)
  * Fix gitfs " **env** " and improve cache cleaning (bsc#1193948)
  * Remove python-boto dependency for the python3-salt-testsuite package for
    Tumbleweed

## 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 Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2024-507=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-507=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-507=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150200.118.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150200.118.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150200.118.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch)
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150200.118.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-22231.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-22232.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1193948
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1211649
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215963
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216284
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219430
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219431
  * https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

SUSE: 2024:0507-1 important: salt

February 15, 2024
* bsc#1193948 * bsc#1211649 * bsc#1215963 * bsc#1216284 * bsc#1219430

Summary

## This update for salt fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed: * CVE-2024-22231: Prevent directory traversal when creating syndic cache directory on the master (bsc#1219430) * CVE-2024-22232: Prevent directory traversal attacks in the master's serve_file method (bsc#1219431) Bugs fixed: * Ensure that pillar refresh loads beacons from pillar without restart * Fix the aptpkg.py unit test failure * Prefer unittest.mock to python-mock in test suite * Enable "KeepAlive" probes for Salt SSH executions (bsc#1211649) * Revert changes to set Salt configured user early in the stack (bsc#1216284) * Align behavior of some modules when using salt-call via symlink (bsc#1215963) * Fix gitfs " **env** " and improve cache cleaning (bsc#1193948) * Remove python-boto dependency for the python3-salt-testsuite package for Tumbleweed

References

* bsc#1193948

* bsc#1211649

* bsc#1215963

* bsc#1216284

* bsc#1219430

* bsc#1219431

* jsc#MSQA-719

Cross-

* CVE-2024-22231

* CVE-2024-22232

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2024-22231 ( SUSE ): 5.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N

* CVE-2024-22232 ( SUSE ): 7.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Affected Products:

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

An update that solves two vulnerabilities, contains one feature and has four

security fixes can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-22231.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-22232.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1193948

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1211649

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1215963

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1216284

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219430

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1219431

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

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0507-1
Rating: important

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