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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3248

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Puppet Enterprise 2.8 before 2.8.7, Puppet before 2.7.26 and 3.x before 3.6.2, Facter 1.6.x and 2.x before 2.0.2, Hiera before 1.3.4, and Mcollective before 2.5.2, when running with Ruby 1.9.1 or earlier, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file in the current working directory, as demonstrated using (1) rubygems/defaults/operating_system.rb, (2) Win32API.rb, (3), (4) safe_yaml.rb, (5) safe_yaml/deep.rb, or (6) safe_yaml/; or (7) operatingsystem.rb, (8), (9) osfamily.rb, or (10) in puppet/confine.
Publish Date : 2014-11-16 Last Update Date : 2019-07-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2014:0880-1 -- Security update for puppet oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26240 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3248

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.0 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.0 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.1 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.1 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.1 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.1 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Puppet Facter 2.0.1 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Puppet Hiera * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Puppet Marionette Collective * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Puppet Puppet * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Puppet Puppet Enterprise * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Puppetlabs Facter * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Puppet Facter 9
Puppet Hiera 1
Puppet Marionette Collective 1
Puppet Puppet 1
Puppet Puppet Enterprise 1
Puppetlabs Facter 1

- References For CVE-2014-3248
BID 68035 Multiple Puppet Products CVE-2014-3248 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2017-06-05

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3248

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