Salt 2015.8.x before 2015.8.4 does not properly handle clear messages on the minion, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code by inserting packets into the minion-master data stream.
Published 2016-04-12 14:59:09
Updated 2018-10-30 16:27:32
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute codeBypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-1866

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 52 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-1866

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-1866

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-1866

Products affected by CVE-2016-1866

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