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CVE-2012-3865

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-07-10
Bugzilla: 839131: CVE-2012-3865 puppet: authenticated clients allowed to delete arbitrary files on the puppet master

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Directory traversal vulnerability in lib/puppet/reports/store.rb in Puppet before 2.6.17 and 2.7.x before 2.7.18, and Puppet Enterprise before 2.5.2, when Delete is enabled in auth.conf, allows remote authenticated users to delete arbitrary files on the puppet master server via a .. (dot dot) in a node name.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3865 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2012:1542 December 04, 2012

External References

http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3865/

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Puppet Labs for reporting this issue.

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