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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844537
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for salt (USN-4459-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'salt'; package(s) announced via the USN-4459-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'salt'
package(s) announced via the USN-4459-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that Salt allows remote attackers to determine which files
exist on the server. An attacker could use that to extract sensitive
information. (CVE-2018-15750)

It was discovered that Salt has a vulnerability that allows an user to bypass
authentication. An attacker could use that to extract sensitive information,
execute arbitrary code or crash the server. (CVE-2018-15751)

It was discovered that Salt is vulnerable to command injection. This allows
an unauthenticated attacker with network access to the API endpoint to
execute arbitrary code on the salt-api host. (CVE-2019-17361)

It was discovered that Salt incorrectly validated method calls and
sanitized paths. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access
some methods without authentication. (CVE-2020-11651, CVE-2020-11652)

Affected Software/OS:
'salt' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-15750
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-15751
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-17361
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-11651
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-11652
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