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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1988

Original release date: 05/29/2012
Last revised: 11/20/2015


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 agent SSL keys and file-creation permissions on the puppet master to execute arbitrary commands by creating a file whose full pathname contains shell metacharacters, then performing a filebucket request.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2451
External Source: XF
Name: puppet-file-bucket-command-exec(74796)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1988/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0835
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-5999
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0608
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/Release_Notes#2.6.15
External Source: BID
Name: 52975
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1419-1
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 81309
External Source: MISC
Name: http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13518
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6674
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6055

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

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