CVE-2011-3871 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control vulnerability in Puppetlabs Puppet

Summary

Puppet 2.7.x before 2.7.5, 2.6.x before 2.6.11, and 0.25.x, when running in --edit mode, uses a predictable file name, which allows local users to run arbitrary Puppet code or trick a user into editing arbitrary files.

Classification

CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control

Risk level (CVSS 6.2)

Medium

6.2

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None