SUSE-RU-2020:14320-1: moderate: Recommended update for Salt

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Fri Mar 13 11:28:06 MDT 2020

   SUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for Salt

Announcement ID:    SUSE-RU-2020:14320-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1135656 #1153611 #1157465 #1158940 #1159118 
                    #1160931 #1162327 #1162504 #1165425 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS

   An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has 7 fixes
   is now available.


   This update fixes the following issues:


   - RHEL/CentOS 8 uses platform-python instead of python3
   - New configuration option for selection of grains in the minion start
   - Fix 'os_family' grain for Astra Linux Common Edition
   - Fix for salt-api NET API where unauthenticated attacker could run
     arbitrary code (CVE-2019-17361) (bsc#1162504)
   - Adds disabled parameter to mod_repo in aptpkg module
   - Move token with atomic operation
   - Bad API token files get deleted (bsc#1160931)
   - Support for Btrfs and XFS in parted and mkfs added
   - Adds list_downloaded for apt Module to enable pre-downloading support
   - Adds virt.(pool|network)_get_xml functions
   - Virt: adding kernel boot parameters to libvirt xml
   - Fix to scheduler when data['run'] does not exist (bsc#1159118)
   - Fix virt states to not fail on VMs already stopped
   - Fix applying of attributes for returner rawfile_json (bsc#1158940)
   - Xfs: do not fail if type is not present (bsc#1153611)
   - Don't use __python indirection macros on spec file %__python is no
     longer defined in RPM 4.15 (python2 is going EOL in Jan 2020);
     additionally, python/python3 are just binaries in the path.
   - Fix errors when running virt.get_hypervisor function
   - Align virt.full_info fixes with upstream Salt
   - Fix for log checking in x509 test
   - Prevent test_mod_del_repo_multiline_values to fail
   - Read repo info without using interpolation (bsc#1135656)
   - Replacing pycrypto with M2Crypto as dependency for >= SLE15 (bsc#1165425)
   - Batch Async: Handle exceptions, properly unregister and close instances
     after running async batching to avoid CPU starvation of the MWorkers
   - Avoid possible user escalation upgrading salt-master (bsc#1157465)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS:

      zypper in -t patch suse-ubu184ct-salt-202003-14320=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS (amd64):


   - SUSE Manager Ubuntu 18.04-CLIENT-TOOLS (all):



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