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Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 12:04:50 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: Moses Mendoza <moses@...petlabs.com>,
        "oss-security@...ts.openwall.com" <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: Fwd: New Security Vulnerabilities in Puppet

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On 07/11/2012 10:37 AM, Moses Mendoza wrote:
>>> 
>>> Vulnerability 5 Agents with certnames of IP addresses can be 
>>> impersonated (low) *Affected Versions: 2.7.x, 2.6.x If an 
>>> authenticated host with a certname of an IP address changes IP 
>>> addresses, and a second host assumes the first host's former
>>> IP address, the second host will be treated by the puppet
>>> master as the first one, giving the second host access to the
>>> first host's catalog. Note: This will not be fixed in Puppet
>>> versions prior to the forthcoming 3.x. Instead, with this
>>> announcement IP-based authentication in Puppet < 3.x is
>>> deprecated.

After some further communications with them it has been decided to
assign this issue a CVE. Please use CVE-2012-3408 for this issue.

Moses: can you confirm that a CVE page with links to the code
commits/etc will be created? Thanks.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993



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