CVE-2012-1986

NameCVE-2012-1986
DescriptionPuppet 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 an authorized SSL key and certain permissions on the puppet master to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack in conjunction with a crafted REST request for a file in a filebucket.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2451-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
puppet (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.7.23-1~deb7u3fixed
jessie3.7.2-4fixed
stretch, sid4.5.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
puppetsource(unstable)2.7.13-1low
puppetsourcesqueeze2.6.2-5+squeeze5lowDSA-2451-1

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