Bug 1212784 (CVE-2015-1838)

Summary: CVE-2015-1838 salt: insecure /tmp file handling in salt/modules/serverdensity_device.py
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vasyl Kaigorodov <vkaigoro>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: andrewniemants, ceph-eng-bugs, erik, herlo1
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: SaltStack 2014.7.4 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Bug Depends On: 1212789, 1212790    
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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-04-17 10:10:10 UTC
Michael Scherer of Red Hat reported an insecure /tmp file handling in salt/modules/serverdensity_device.py in SaltStack.
This issue is fixed in SaltStack version 2014.7.4 with this commit:


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Red Hat would like to thank Michael Scherer of Red Hat for reporting this issue.


This issue did not affect versions of salt as shipped with Red Hat Red Hat Ceph Storage as they did not include the vulnerable module.

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-04-17 10:15:16 UTC
Created salt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1212789]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1212790]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2016-01-15 23:25:17 UTC
salt-2015.5.8-1.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.