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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2017-2298

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

The mcollective-sshkey-security plugin before 0.5.1 for Puppet uses a server-specified identifier as part of a path where a file is written. A compromised server could use this to write a file to an arbitrary location on the client with the filename appended with the string "_pub.pem".

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published