National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3564
Original release date:10/06/2009
puppetmasterd in puppet 0.24.6 does not reset supplementary groups when it switches to a different user, which might allow local users to access restricted files.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Official Statement from Red Hat (10/08/2009)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update for Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
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External Source: MISC
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
- Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)