FreeBSD : puppet26 -- multiple vulnerabilities (04042f95-14b8-4382-a8b9-b30e365776cf)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Moses Mendoza reports :

A vulnerability found in Puppet could allow an authenticated client to
cause the master to execute arbitrary code while responding to a
catalog request. Specifically, in order to exploit the vulnerability,
the puppet master must be made to invoke the 'template' or
'inline_template' functions during catalog compilation.

A vulnerability found in Puppet could allow an authenticated client to
connect to a puppet master and perform unauthorized actions.
Specifically, given a valid certificate and private key, an agent
could retrieve catalogs from the master that it is not authorized to
access or it could poison the puppet master's caches for any
puppet-generated data that supports caching such as catalogs, nodes,
facts, and resources. The extent and severity of this vulnerability
varies depending on the specific configuration of the master: for
example, whether it is using storeconfigs or not, which version,
whether it has access to the cache or not, etc.

A vulnerability has been found in Puppet that could allow a client
negotiating a connection to a master to downgrade the master's SSL
protocol to SSLv2. This protocol has been found to contain design
weaknesses. This issue only affects systems running older versions
(pre 1.0.0) of openSSL. Newer versions explicitly disable SSLv2.

A vulnerability found in Puppet could allow an authenticated client to
execute arbitrary code on a puppet master that is running in the
default configuration, or an agent with `puppet kick` enabled.
Specifically, a properly authenticated and connected puppet agent
could be made to construct an HTTP PUT request for an authorized
report that actually causes the execution of arbitrary code on the

This vulnerability affects puppet masters 0.25.0 and above. By
default, auth.conf allows any authenticated node to submit a report
for any other node. This can cause issues with compliance. The
defaults in auth.conf have been changed.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65540 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1640

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