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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-1986

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-1986

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/29/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

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 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.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-puppet
  • suse-upgrade-puppet-server

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