SaltStack FrameWork Vulnerabilities Affecting Cisco Products

By GIXnews

On April 29, 2020, the Salt Open Core team notified their community regarding the following two CVE-IDs:

CVE-2020-11651: Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
CVE-2020-11652: Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Cisco Modeling Labs Corporate Edition (CML) and Cisco Virtual Internet Routing Lab Personal Edition (VIRL-PE) incorporate a version of SaltStack that is running the salt-master service that is affected by these vulnerabilities.

Cisco has released software updates that address these vulnerabilities. There is a workaround that addresses these vulnerabilities.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-salt-2vx545AG

Security Impact Rating: Critical

CVE: CVE-2020-11651,CVE-2020-11652

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories