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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-5097

chef-server-api/app/controllers/cookbooks.rb in Chef Server in Chef before 0.9.18, and 0.10.x before 0.10.2, does not require administrative privileges for the update and destroy methods, which allows remote authenticated users to (1) upload cookbooks via a knife cookbook upload command or (2) delete cookbooks via a knife cookbook delete command.
Publish Date : 2012-08-08 Last Update Date : 2012-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-5097

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Opscode Chef 0.7.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Opscode Chef 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Opscode Chef 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Opscode Chef 0.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Opscode Chef 0.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Opscode Chef 0.8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Opscode Chef 0.9.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Opscode Chef 0.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opscode Chef 22

- References For CVE-2011-5097 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-5097

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