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Vulnerability of Salt: privilege escalation via API

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via API of Salt, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/11/2020.
Références of this threat: CVE-2020-16846, FEDORA-2020-5f08623da1, FEDORA-2020-9e040bd6dd, FEDORA-2020-f9fa7892f2, openSUSE-SU-2020:1833-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:1868-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3155-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3243-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3244-1, SUSE-SU-2020:3245-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33807.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via API of Salt, in order to escalate his pr...
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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Patches for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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