DescriptionIn Puppet Enterprise 2017.1.x and 2017.2.1, using specially formatted strings with certain formatting characters as Classifier node group names or RBAC role display names causes errors, effectively causing a DOS to the service. This was resolved in Puppet Enterprise 2017.2.2.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
puppet (PTS)stretch4.8.2-5fixed
bullseye, sid5.5.19-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
puppetsource(unstable)(not affected)


- puppet <not-affected> (Specific to Puppet Enterprise)

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