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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-21996

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.
Publish Date : 2021-09-08 Last Update Date : 2021-11-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.6
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 668

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-21996

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 11.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 34 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 35 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Saltstack Salt * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 3
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Saltstack Salt 1

- References For CVE-2021-21996

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/11/msg00017.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211119 [SECURITY] [DLA 2823-1] salt security update
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/11/msg00019.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20211121 [SECURITY] [DLA 2823-2] salt regression update
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-5011
DEBIAN DSA-5011
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/ACVT7M4YLZRLWWQ6SGRK3C6TOF4FXOXT/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-93a7c8b7c6
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/6BUWUF5VTENNP2ZYZBVFKPSUHLKLUBD5/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-158e9c6eb9
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/MBAHHSGZLEJRCG4DX6J4RBWJAAWH55RQ/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-00ada7e667
https://saltproject.io/security_announcements/salt-security-advisory-2021-sep-02/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-21996

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


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