Salt 2016.3.7 Release Notes

Version 2016.3.7 is a bugfix release for 2016.3.0.

Security Fix

CVE-2017-12791 Maliciously crafted minion IDs can cause unwanted directory traversals on the Salt-master

This release corrects a flaw in minion ID validation which could allow certain minions to authenticate to a master despite not having the correct credentials. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker must create a salt-minion with an ID containing characters that will cause a directory traversal. Credit for discovering the security flaw goes to:

Changelog for v2016.3.6..v2016.3.7

Generated at: 2018-05-27 14:09:17 UTC

  • 11d176ff1b Add release notes for 2016.3.7 release

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