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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-3251: MCollective: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-3251: MCollective: Privilege escalation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/12/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

The MCollective aes_security plugin, as used in Puppet Enterprise before 3.3.0 and Mcollective before 2.5.3, does not properly validate new server certificates based on the CA certificate, which allows local users to establish unauthorized Mcollective connections via unspecified vectors related to a race condition.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-mcollective

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-mcollective

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