# Security update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4389-1  
Rating: important  
References:

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

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-34049

  
CVSS scores:

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE 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 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:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2023-4389=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2023-4389=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2023-4389=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150200.113.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch)
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150200.113.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (noarch)
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * python3-salt-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-minion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-proxy-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-ssh-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-syndic-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-master-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-cloud-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-doc-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-api-3006.0-150200.113.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (noarch)
    * salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1
    * salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150200.113.1

## 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: 2023:4389-1 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:

* 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 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-2023:4389-1
Rating: important

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