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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      Last Modified:  10/06/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3564
Original release date:
10/06/2009
Last revised:
12/08/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://projects.reductivelabs.com/issues/1806 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://projects.reductivelabs.com/issues/1806
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=475201 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=475201
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2009-3564 External Source CONFIRM https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2009-3564

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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