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CVE-2013-1640

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2013-03-12
CWE:
CWE-502
Bugzilla:
919783: CVE-2013-1640 Puppet: catalog request code execution

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) template and (2) inline_template functions in the master server in Puppet before 2.6.18, 2.7.x before 2.7.21, and 3.1.x before 3.1.1, and Puppet Enterprise before 1.2.7 and 2.7.x before 2.7.2 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted catalog request.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1640 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
OpenStack Folsom (puppet) RHSA-2013:0710 2013-04-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1 puppet Will not fix
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 puppet Affected

Acknowledgements

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

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