SUSE-SU-2017:1581-1: moderate: Security update for Salt

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Fri Jun 16 10:11:01 MDT 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for Salt

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:1581-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1011800 #1012999 #1017078 #1020831 #1022562 
                    #1025896 #1027240 #1027722 #1030009 #1030073 
                    #1032931 #1035912 #1035914 #1036125 #1038855 
                    #1039370 #1040584 #1040886 #1043111 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-5200 CVE-2017-8109
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS

   An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has 17 fixes
   is now available.


   This update for salt provides version 2016.11.4 and brings various fixes
   and improvements:

   - Adding a salt-minion watchdog for RHEL6 and SLES11 systems (sysV) to
     restart salt-minion in case of crashes during upgrade.
   - Fix format error. (bsc#1043111)
   - Fix ownership for whole master cache directory. (bsc#1035914)
   - Disable 3rd party runtime packages to be explicitly recommended.
   - Fix insecure permissions in salt-ssh temporary files. (bsc#1035912,
   - Disable custom rosters for Salt SSH via Salt API. (bsc#1011800,
   - Orchestrate and batches don't return false failed information anymore.
   - Speed-up cherrypy by removing sleep call.
   - Fix os_family grains on SUSE. (bsc#1038855)
   - Fix setting the language on SUSE systems. (bsc#1038855)
   - Use SUSE specific salt-api.service. (bsc#1039370)
   - Fix using hostname for minion ID as '127'.
   - Fix core grains constants for timezone. (bsc#1032931)
   - Minor fixes on new pkg.list_downloaded.
   - Listing all type of advisory patches for Yum module.
   - Prevents zero length error on Python 2.6.
   - Fixes zypper test error after backporting.
   - Raet protocol is no longer supported. (bsc#1020831)
   - Fix moving SSH data to the new home. (bsc#1027722)
   - Fix logrotating /var/log/salt/minion. (bsc#1030009)
   - Fix result of master_tops extension is mutually overwritten.
   - Allows to set 'timeout' and 'gather_job_timeout' via kwargs.
   - Allows to set custom timeouts for 'manage.up' and 'manage.status'.
   - Use salt's ordereddict for comparison.
   - Fix scripts for salt-proxy.
   - Add openscap module.
   - File.get_managed regression fix.
   - Fix translate variable arguments if they contain hidden keywords.
   - Added unit test for dockerng.sls_build dryrun.
   - Added dryrun to dockerng.sls_build.
   - Update dockerng minimal version requirements.
   - Fix format error in error parsing.
   - Keep fix for migrating salt home directory. (bsc#1022562)
   - Fix  salt pkg.latest raises exception if package is not available.
   - Timezone should always be in UTC. (bsc#1017078)
   - Fix timezone handling for rpm installtime. (bsc#1017078)
   - Increasing timeouts for running integrations tests.
   - Add buildargs option to module.
   - Fix error when missing ssh-option parameter.
   - Re-add yum notify plugin.
   - All kwargs to dockerng.create to provide all features to sls_build as
   - Datetime should be returned always in UTC.
   - Fix possible crash  while deserialising data on infinite recursion in
     scheduled state. (bsc#1036125)
   - Documentation refresh to 2016.11.4
   - For a detailed description, please refer to:

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:

      zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-salt-201705-13150=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:

      zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-salt-201705-13150=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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