CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-09-19
Bugzilla: 1020306: CVE-2013-4435 CVE-2013-4436 CVE-2013-4437 CVE-2013-4438 CVE-2013-4439 CVE-2013-6617 salt: saltstack multiple flaws


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Salt (aka SaltStack) before 0.17.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary YAML code via unspecified vectors. NOTE: the vendor states that this might not be a vulnerability because the YAML to be loaded has already been determined to be safe.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4438 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 2.9
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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