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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 base score: 7.2

Status

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

precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

zesty Not vulnerable