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A salt security update has been released for openSUSE Leap 15.5 and SUSE Linux Enterprise.



SUSE-SU-2023:4386-1: important: Security update for salt


# Security update for salt

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:4386-1
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-SP5
* openSUSE Leap 15.5
* Server Applications Module 15-SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
* Transactional Server Module 15-SP5

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 15.5
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2023-4386=1 SUSE-2023-4386=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.5-2023-4386=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-4386=1

* Server Applications Module 15-SP5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP5-2023-4386=1

* Transactional Server Module 15-SP5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Transactional-Server-15-SP5-2023-4386=1

## Package List:

* openSUSE Leap 15.5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64 i586)
* salt-proxy-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-cloud-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-master-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-api-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-minion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-syndic-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* python3-salt-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-doc-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* python3-salt-testsuite-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-ssh-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* openSUSE Leap 15.5 (noarch)
* salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.5 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* salt-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-minion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* python3-salt-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* salt-doc-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-minion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* python3-salt-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (noarch)
* salt-bash-completion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-zsh-completion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* Server Applications Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* salt-proxy-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-standalone-formulas-configuration-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-cloud-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-master-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-api-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-syndic-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* salt-ssh-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* Server Applications Module 15-SP5 (noarch)
* salt-fish-completion-3006.0-150500.4.24.2
* Transactional Server Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* salt-transactional-update-3006.0-150500.4.24.2

## 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/browse/MSQA-706