Upstream information

CVE-2012-1053 at MITRE

Description

The change_user method in the SUIDManager (lib/puppet/util/suidmanager.rb) in Puppet 2.6.x before 2.6.14 and 2.7.x before 2.7.11, and Puppet Enterprise (PE) Users 1.0, 1.1, 1.2.x, 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not properly manage group privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors related to (1) the change_user not dropping supplementary groups in certain conditions, (2) changes to the eguid without associated changes to the egid, or (3) the addition of the real gid to supplementary groups.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 747657 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • puppet >= 2.6.12-0.12.1
  • puppet-server >= 2.6.12-0.12.1
  • pwdutils >= 3.2.8-0.2.35
Patchnames:
slessp1-puppet
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • puppet >= 2.6.12-0.12.1
  • puppet-server >= 2.6.12-0.12.1
Patchnames:
slessp1fsp2-puppet


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLES for SAP Applications puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 puppet Released