Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor
The state.sls function in Salt 2015.5.x before 2015.5.7 and 2015.8.x before 2015.8.2 uses weak permissions on the cache data, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading the file.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.