Executive Summary

NameCVE-2012-1906First vendor Publication2012-05-29
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2012-05-30

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score3.3Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score4.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score3.4AuthenticationNone Required
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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 uses predictable file names when installing Mac OS X packages from a remote source, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files or install arbitrary packages via a symlink attack on a temporary file in /tmp.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1906

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


OpenVAS Exploits

2012-08-30Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201208-02 (Puppet)
File : nvt/glsa_201208_02.nasl
2012-04-30Name : FreeBSD Ports: puppet
File : nvt/freebsd_puppet.nasl
2012-04-30Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2451-1 (puppet)
File : nvt/deb_2451_1.nasl
2012-04-13Name : Ubuntu Update for puppet USN-1419-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1419_1.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2012-08-15Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201208-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-16Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2451.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-11Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1419-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-11Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_607d2108a0e4423abf78846f2a8f01b0.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52975
CONFIRM http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1906/
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2451
MISC http://projects.puppetlabs.com/issues/13260
UBUNTU http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1419-1
XF http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74793

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