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By the Year

In 2020 there have been 3 vulnerabilities in Saltstack Salt with an average score of 8.7 out of ten. Last year Salt had 0 security vulnerabilities published. That is, 3 more vulnerabilities have already been reported in 2020 as compared to last year.

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2020 3 8.70
2019 0 0.00
2018 2 7.55

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Latest Saltstack Salt Security Vulnerabilities

An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 2019.2.4 and 3000 before 3000.2

CVE-2020-11651 9.8 - Critical - April 30, 2020

An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 2019.2.4 and 3000 before 3000.2. The salt-master process ClearFuncs class does not properly validate method calls. This allows a remote user to access some methods without authentication. These methods can be used to retrieve user tokens from the salt master and/or run arbitrary commands on salt minions.

Improper Input Validation

An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 2019.2.4 and 3000 before 3000.2

CVE-2020-11652 6.5 - Medium - April 30, 2020

An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 2019.2.4 and 3000 before 3000.2. The salt-master process ClearFuncs class allows access to some methods that improperly sanitize paths. These methods allow arbitrary directory access to authenticated users.

Improper Input Validation

In SaltStack Salt through 2019.2.0, the salt-api NET API with the ssh client enabled is vulnerable to command injection

CVE-2019-17361 9.8 - Critical - January 17, 2020

In SaltStack Salt through 2019.2.0, the salt-api NET API with the ssh client enabled 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.

Downstream Injection

Directory Traversal vulnerability in salt-api in SaltStack Salt before 2017.7.8 and 2018.3.x before 2018.3.3

CVE-2018-15750 5.3 - Medium - October 24, 2018

Directory Traversal vulnerability in salt-api in SaltStack Salt before 2017.7.8 and 2018.3.x before 2018.3.3 allows remote attackers to determine which files exist on the server.

Directory traversal

SaltStack Salt before 2017.7.8 and 2018.3.x before 2018.3.3

CVE-2018-15751 9.8 - Critical - October 24, 2018

SaltStack Salt before 2017.7.8 and 2018.3.x before 2018.3.3 allow remote attackers to bypass authentication and execute arbitrary commands via salt-api(netapi).

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