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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-1987: Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-1987: Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/29/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Puppet 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 agent SSL keys to (1) cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a REST request to a stream that triggers a thread block, as demonstrated using CVE-2012-1986 and /dev/random; or (2) cause a denial of service (filesystem consumption) via crafted REST requests that use "a marshaled form of a Puppet::FileBucket::File object" to write to arbitrary file locations.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-puppet

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