Bug 1273066 (CVE-2015-6941) - CVE-2015-6941 salt: win_useradd module and salt-cloud display passwords in debug log
Summary: CVE-2015-6941 salt: win_useradd module and salt-cloud display passwords in de...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2015-6941
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1273068 1273069 1273070 1273071
Blocks: 1273067
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-10-19 13:56 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:38 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: salt-2015.5.6, salt-2015.8.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-11-20 09:08:17 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2015-10-19 13:56:09 UTC
A vulnerability in win_useradd, salt-cloud and Linode driver were found:

* win_useradd returned data including the password of the newly created user
* salt-cloud debug output contained win_password and sudo_password authentication credentials
* Linode driver displayed authentication credentials in debug logs

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/twangboy/salt/commit/c0689e32154c41f59840ae10ffc5fbfa30618710

External reference:

https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/2015.8.1.html
https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/2015.5.6.html

Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2015-10-19 13:59:27 UTC
Created salt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1273068]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1273070]

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2015-10-19 13:59:31 UTC
Created salt-cloud tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1273069]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1273071]


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