Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2014-3251

Assigned:2014-05-07
Published:2014-08-12
Updated:2017-11-14
Summary:The MCollective aes_security plugin, as used in Puppet Enterprise before 3.3.0 and Mcollective before 2.5.3, does not properly validate new server certificates based on the CA certificate, which allows local users to establish unauthorized Mcollective connections via unspecified vectors related to a race condition.
CVSS v3 Severity:4.9 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:4.4 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
3.2 Low (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
4.4 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:N/A:C)
3.2 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:M/C:P/I:N/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Athentication (Au): Multiple_Instances
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-362
References:Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2014-3251

Source: OSVDB
Type: UNKNOWN
109257

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
mcollective-puppet-cve20143251-sec-bypass(95323)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:puppetlabs:mcollective:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:puppetlabs:puppet:3.2.0:-:enterprise:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:com.ubuntu.precise:def:20143251000
    V
    CVE-2014-3251 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) - medium.
    2014-08-12
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:20143251000
    V
    CVE-2014-3251 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2014-08-12
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:20143251000
    V
    CVE-2014-3251 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - medium.
    2014-08-12
    BACK
    puppetlabs mcollective -
    puppetlabs puppet 3.2.0 -