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CVE-2012-1053 Detail

Current Description

The change_user method in the SUIDManager (lib/puppet/util/suidmanager.rb) in Puppet 2.6.x before 2.6.14 and 2.7.x before 2.7.11, and Puppet Enterprise (PE) Users 1.0, 1.1, 1.2.x, 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not properly manage group privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors related to (1) the change_user not dropping supplementary groups in certain conditions, (2) changes to the eguid without associated changes to the egid, or (3) the addition of the real gid to supplementary groups.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-03/msg00003.html
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/12457
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/12458
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/12459
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/Release_Notes#2.6.14
http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1053/ Vendor Advisory
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1372-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2419
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52158
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73445
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15087408

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet:2.7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_enterprise_users:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1053
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
07/11/2019