Michael Scherer of Red Hat reported an insecure /tmp file handling in salt/modules/chef.py in SaltStack.
This issue is fixed in SaltStack version 2014.7.4 with these commits:
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.
Created salt tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1212789]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1212790]
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.