In Puppet Enterprise 2017.1.x and 2017.2.1, using specially formatted strings with certain formatting characters as Classifier node group names or RBAC role display names causes errors, effectively causing a DOS to the service. This was resolved in Puppet Enterprise 2017.2.2.
Published 2018-02-01 22:29:00
Updated 2022-01-24 16:46:04
Source Perforce
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-2296

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 31 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-2296

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.0
2.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-2296

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-2296

Products affected by CVE-2017-2296

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