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CVE-2015-8559 Detail

Current Description

The knife bootstrap command in chef leaks the validator.pem private RSA key to /var/log/messages.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/14/14 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/3871 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:chef:chef:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8559
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/05/2017