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Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:17:48 -0500
From: <cve-assign@...re.org>
To: <jsegitz@...e.com>
CC: <cve-assign@...re.org>, <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: salt confidentiality issue

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> under certain
> circumstances Salt commands can reach, read data from and write data to,
> both minions ("original" and "impostor").

> ## 10. Here it is the bug: the minion1 is still accepted and responding.
> We could run any command for the minion2, but the minion1 will listen,
> execute and respond to them too, not only the accepted minion2.

> this is fixed by the 'rotate_aes_key' parameter
> that was introduced in 2015.8.11 to correct this issue

Use CVE-2016-9639 for the vulnerability fixed in 2015.8.11.

> the user would have to change that to be vulnerable

There is no CVE ID for the behavior (in current versions) of accepting
impostors in a "rotate_aes_key: False" configuration. The documentation
fully explains the impostor risk in that configuration.

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