Bug 839130 (CVE-2012-3864) - CVE-2012-3864 puppet: authenticated clients allowed to read arbitrary files from the puppet master
Summary: CVE-2012-3864 puppet: authenticated clients allowed to read arbitrary files f...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2012-3864
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 839168 839171 839176
Blocks: 767033 836071 839173
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Reported: 2012-07-11 04:56 UTC by Kurt Seifried
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:53 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: puppet 2.6.17, puppet 2.7.18
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-12-11 09:30:12 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:1542 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: CloudForms Commons 1.1 security update 2012-12-05 00:29:06 UTC

Description Kurt Seifried 2012-07-11 04:56:47 UTC
From puppet labs: CVE-2012-3864 (Arbitrary File Read)

A bug in Puppet 2.6.16 and 2.7.17 allows authenticated clients to read
arbitrary files from the puppet master.

Given a valid certificate and private key, it is possible to construct an
HTTP GET request that will return the contents of an arbitrary file on the
Puppet master. These requests can retrieve any file that the puppet master
has read-access to.

Resolved in Puppet 2.6.17, 2.7.18

Comment 1 Kurt Seifried 2012-07-11 06:42:17 UTC
Created puppet tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-17 [bug 839168]

Comment 2 Kurt Seifried 2012-07-11 06:46:59 UTC
Created puppet tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-16 [bug 839171]

Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2012-07-11 08:28:54 UTC
External Reference:

http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-3864/

Comment 6 Todd Zullinger 2012-07-19 17:21:34 UTC
Are tracking bugs for epel-5 and epel-6 required as well?  They include 2.6.x so they are impacted by the same CVE's as fedora-16.

I have builds in progress for f16 and el{5,6}.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-07-28 01:17:15 UTC
puppet-2.6.17-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2012-07-28 01:19:53 UTC
puppet-2.7.18-1.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2012-08-05 06:37:44 UTC
puppet-2.6.17-2.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2012-08-05 06:38:37 UTC
puppet-2.6.17-2.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 11 Murray McAllister 2012-12-03 06:05:47 UTC
Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Puppet Labs for reporting this issue.

Comment 12 errata-xmlrpc 2012-12-04 19:31:35 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  CloudForms for RHEL 6

Via RHSA-2012:1542 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1542.html


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