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DEPRECATED: Code

CVE-2014-3248

Severity Medium
Score 6.2/10

Summary

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) "Win32API.so" (4) "safe_yaml.rb" (5) "safe_yaml/deep.rb" (6) "safe_yaml/deep.so" (7) "operatingsystem.rb" (8) "operatingsystem.so" (9) "osfamily.rb" (10) "osfamily.so" in "puppet/confine".

  • HIGH
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-17 - DEPRECATED: Code

This entry has been deprecated. It was originally used for organizing the Development View (CWE-699) and some other views, but it introduced unnecessary complexity and depth to the resulting tree.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published