DescriptionPrevious versions of Puppet Agent didn't verify the peer in the SSL connection prior to downloading the CRL. This issue is resolved in Puppet Agent 6.4.0.
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
Debian Bugs952925

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

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

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - puppet <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - puppet <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - puppet <ignored> (Patch too invasive to backport, minor issue)

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