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CVE-2016-5714 Detail

Current Description

Puppet Enterprise 2015.3.3 and 2016.x before 2016.4.0, and Puppet Agent 1.3.6 through 1.7.0 allow remote attackers to bypass a host whitelist protection mechanism and execute arbitrary code on Puppet nodes via vectors related to command validation, aka "Puppet Execution Protocol (PXP) Command Whitelist Validation Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.gentoo.org/597684 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5714 Vendor Advisory
https://puppet.com/security/cve/pxp-agent-oct-2016 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-12 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2015.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2016.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2016.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2016.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppet:puppet_enterprise:2016.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:puppetlabs:puppet_agent:1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5714
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2019