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974649: CVE-2013-3567 puppet: remote code execution on master from unauthenticated clients

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Puppet 2.7.x before 2.7.22 and 3.2.x before 3.2.2, and Puppet Enterprise before 2.8.2, deserializes untrusted YAML, which allows remote attackers to instantiate arbitrary Ruby classes and execute arbitrary code via a crafted REST API call.

Find out more about CVE-2013-3567 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (puppet) RHSA-2013:1283 2013-09-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (ruby193-puppet) RHSA-2013:1284 2013-09-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 puppet Affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 2.1 puppet Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1 puppet Under investigation
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 puppet Affected
Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1 puppet Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank Puppet Labs for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ben Murphy as the original reporter.

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