Descriptionchef-server-api/app/controllers/users.rb in the API in Chef before 0.9.0 does not require administrative privileges for the create, destroy, and update methods, which allows remote authenticated users to manage user accounts via requests to the /users URI.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chef (PTS)jessie11.12.8-2fixed
bullseye, sid15.8.25.3.gcf41df6a2-6fixed

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