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Puppet Console Authentication Bypass Weakness

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Release Date:  2013-04-02    Views:  1,279

Secunia Advisory SA52862

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A weakness has been reported in Puppet Enterprise, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The weakness is caused due to a missing randomized secret in CAS client config file when upgrading the application from certain versions, which may lead to console authentication being bypassed via a specially crafted cookie.

Successful exploitation requires application to be upgraded from version 1.2.x or 2.0.x to version 2.5.0 through 2.7.2.

The weakness is reported in versions 2.5.0 through 2.7.2.


Solution:
Apply fix or update to version 2.8.0.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
Puppet:
https://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2013-2716/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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