CVE-2017-12791

Source
Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Directory traversal
Description
It has been discovered that maliciously crafted minion IDs can cause unwanted directory traversals on the salt-master. The flaw is within the minion id validation which could allow certain minions to authenticate to a master despite not having the correct credentials. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker must create a salt-minion with an ID containing characters that will cause a directory traversal.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-383 salt 2017.7.0-1 2017.7.1-1 Medium Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
23 Aug 2017 ASA-201708-17 AVG-383 salt Medium directory traversal
References
https://github.com/saltstack/salt/commit/aa87d67258a5b6742fc53d06c7bdac0f643bc9f1