CVE-2012-1987 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Puppet 2.6.x before 2.6.15 and 2.7.x before 2.7.13, and Puppet Enterprise (PE) Users 1.0, 1.1, 1.2.x, 2.0.x, and 2.5.x before 2.5.1 allows remote authenticated users with agent SSL keys to (1) cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a REST request to a stream that triggers a thread block, as demonstrated using CVE-2012-1986 and /dev/random; or (2) cause a denial of service (filesystem consumption) via crafted REST requests that use "a marshaled form of a Puppet::FileBucket::File object" to write to arbitrary file locations.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/079227.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-April/079289.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/080003.html
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13552 Vendor Advisory 
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13553 Vendor Advisory 
http://projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/1/wiki/Release_Notes#2.6.15
http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1987/ Vendor Advisory 
http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1987/hotfixes/
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1419-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2451
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52975
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74794
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/14523305
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/15087408

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1987
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2012
NVD Last Modified:
07/11/2019
Source:
MITRE