Bug 2041838 (CVE-2021-21996)

Summary: CVE-2021-21996 salt: user having control of source and source_hash URLs leads to root access
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Dhananjay Arunesh <darunesh>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: amctagga, anharris, bniver, brycel, dmurphy, flucifre, frederic, gmeno, hvyas, kp, mbenjamin, mhackett, sostapov, vereddy
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An Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere flaw was found in Salt. This flaw allows a user who has control of the source and source_hash URLs to gain full file system access as root on a Salt minion.
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2022-01-18 11:12:10 UTC
An issue was discovered in SaltStack Salt before 3003.3. A user who has control of the source, and source_hash URLs can gain full file system access as root on a salt minion.

Comment 1 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-02-02 18:32:57 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):