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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1986

Original release date: 05/29/2012
Last revised: 07/21/2012


Puppet 2.6.x before 2.6.15 and 2.7.x before 2.7.13, and Puppet Enterprise (PE) Users 1.0, 1.1, 1.2.x, 2.0.x, and 2.5.x before 2.5.1 allows remote authenticated users with an authorized SSL key and certain permissions on the puppet master to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack in conjunction with a crafted REST request for a file in a filebucket.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1419-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/Release_Notes#2.6.15
External Source: MISC
Name: http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13511
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2451
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1986/
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5999
External Source: XF
Name: puppet-rest-symlink(74794)
External Source: BID
Name: 52975
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0835
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6055
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6674
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0608

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.13
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.12
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.11
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.10
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.9
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.8
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.7
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.6
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.5
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.4
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.3
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.2
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.0
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.6.14
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.10
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.9
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.8
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.7
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.6
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.5
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.2
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.1
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.0
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.4
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.3
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.11
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:2.5.0
+ Configuration 3
+ OR
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.0
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.1
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.2
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:2.0
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:2.0.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)