Puppet Enterprise < 2015.3.1 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 129751

Synopsis

A web application running on the remote host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version number, the Puppet install on the remote host is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
An unauthenticated, unpriviledged remote attacker can cause a user to send jsessionid cookies in plain text, allowing the attacker the ability to potentially hijack the session.

Solution

Upgrade to Puppet Enterprise version 2015.3.0 or later.

See Also

https://puppet.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8470

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129751

File Name: puppet_enterprise_2015_3_1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2019/10/09

Updated: 2019/10/17

Dependencies: 66233, 66234

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2015-8470

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet

Required KB Items: puppet/rest_port, installed_sw/puppet_enterprise_console

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8470