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Vulnerability of SUSE LE: privilege escalation via salt

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via salt of SUSE LE, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/03/2020.
Références of this threat: 1157465, CVE-2019-18897, openSUSE-SU-2020:0357-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0684-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31719.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via salt of SUSE LE, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This cybersecurity announce impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new salt packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: salt 2019.2.0-lp151.5.12.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new salt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: salt 2019.2.0-6.24.1
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