Overview

CVE-2018-6508 - Remote code execution in Puppet Enterprise Tasks

  • Posted February 5, 2018

  • Assessed Risk Level: High

  • CVSS 3 Base Score: 9.0

Previous versions of Puppet Enterprise 2017.3 were vulnerable to a remote execution bug when a specially crafted string was passed into the facter_task or puppet_conf tasks.

Status:

Affected software versions:

  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.3.x prior to 2017.3.4
  • Puppetlabs/facter_task puppet module prior to 0.1.5
  • Puppetlabs/puppet_conf puppet module prior to 0.1.5
  • Puppetlabs/apt puppet module prior to 4.5.1
  • Puppetlabs/mysql puppet module prior to 5.2.1
  • Puppetlabs/apache puppet module prior to 2.3.1

Resolved in:

  • Puppet Enterprise 2017.3.4
  • Puppetlabs/facter_task puppet module 0.1.5
  • Puppetlabs/puppet_conf puppet module 0.1.5
  • Puppetlabs/apt puppet module 4.5.1
  • Puppetlabs/mysql puppet module 5.2.1
  • Puppetlabs/apache puppet module 2.3.1