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CVE-2012-1987 at MITRE

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.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 755870

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • puppet >= 2.6.12-0.14.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6115
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • puppet >= 2.6.12-0.14.1
  • puppet-server >= 2.6.12-0.14.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6115

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