puppetlabs stdlib up to 2.4.0 Privileges access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in puppetlabs stdlib up to 2.4.0 (Service Management Software). Affected is an unknown part of the component Privileges. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The puppetlabs-stdlib module 2.1 through 3.0 and 4.1.0 through 4.5.x before 4.5.1 for Puppet 2.8.8 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges or obtain sensitive information by prepopulating the fact cache.

The weakness was disclosed 01/16/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at secunia.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-1029 since 01/10/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1068.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81354 (Fedora 20 : puppetlabs-stdlib-4.5.1-2.20150121git7a91f20.fc20 (2015-1700)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (100322), Vulnerability Center (SBV-48731) and Tenable (81354).






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 81354
Nessus Name: Fedora 20 : puppetlabs-stdlib-4.5.1-2.20150121git7a91f20.fc20 (2015-1700)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for puppetlabs-stdlib FEDORA-2015-1708
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01/10/2015 🔍
01/14/2015 +4 days 🔍
01/15/2015 +1 days 🔍
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02/16/2015 +31 days 🔍
02/24/2015 +8 days 🔍
03/27/2015 +31 days 🔍
04/11/2022 +2572 days 🔍


Vendor: puppet.com

Advisory: secunia.com [404 Not Found]
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CVE: CVE-2015-1029 (🔍)
X-Force: 100322
Vulnerability Center: 48731 - Puppet Local Privileges Escalation or Information Disclosure in puppetlabs-stdlib Module, Medium
Secunia: 62328 - Puppet Enterprise puppetlabs-stdlib Module Fact Cache Manipulation Vulnerability, Not Critical


Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/11/2022 01:06 PM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (61), 06/20/2017 08:52 AM (8), 04/11/2022 01:06 PM (3)
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