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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12791

Directory traversal vulnerability in minion id validation in SaltStack Salt before 2016.11.7 and 2017.7.x before 2017.7.1 allows remote minions with incorrect credentials to authenticate to a master via a crafted minion ID.
Publish Date : 2017-08-23 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversal
CWE ID 22

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12791

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Saltstack Salt * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Saltstack Salt 2017.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Saltstack Salt 2

- References For CVE-2017-12791

https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/2017.7.1.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100384
BID 100384 SaltStack Salt CVE-2017-12791 Directory Traversal Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-15
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=872399
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1482006
https://docs.saltstack.com/en/2016.11/topics/releases/2016.11.7.html CONFIRM
https://github.com/saltstack/salt/pull/42944 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12791

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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