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CVE-2016-5714

Published: 18 October 2017

Puppet Enterprise 2015.3.3 and 2016.x before 2016.4.0, and Puppet Agent 1.3.6 through 1.7.0 allow remote attackers to bypass a host whitelist protection mechanism and execute arbitrary code on Puppet nodes via vectors related to command validation, aka "Puppet Execution Protocol (PXP) Command Whitelist Validation Vulnerability."

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
Upstream says "Default configurations of FOSS Puppet Agent are not vulnerable."

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.2

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
puppet
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Not vulnerable

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

zesty Not vulnerable

artful Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.2
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required High
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H