Puppet Enterprise < 2018.1.17 / 2019.x < 2019.8.3 Curl Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 184138


An instance of Puppet Enterprise installed on the remote system is affected by a vulnerability.


Previous releases of Puppet Enterprise contain a vulnerable version of curl. For more information about this vulnerability, refer to the security announcement for CVE-2020-8231.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Puppet Enterprise version 2018.1.17, 2019.8.3, or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 184138

File Name: puppet_enterprise_CVE-2020-8231.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Windows

Published: 11/1/2023

Updated: 11/2/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8231


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent

Required KB Items: installed_sw/puppet_enterprise_console

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8231