CVE Reference: CVE-2012-1987

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-1987

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.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74794

UBUNTU
  http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1419-1

SUSE

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA48743
  Secunia Advisory: SA48748
  Secunia Advisory: SA48789
  Secunia Advisory: SA49136

OSVDB
  81308

MISC
  http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13553
  http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13552

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080003.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/079289.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/079227.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2451

CONFIRM
  http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1987/hotfixes/
  http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1987/
  http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/Release_Notes#2.6.15

BID
  52975


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