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CVE-2009-3564 Detail

Description

puppetmasterd in puppet 0.24.6 does not reset supplementary groups when it switches to a different user, which might allow local users to access restricted files.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/06/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/08/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-3564 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update for Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://projects.reductivelabs.com/issues/1806 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=475201 Exploit
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2009-3564

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3564
NVD Published Date:
10/06/2009
NVD Last Modified:
12/08/2017