Puppet Enterprise 2017.3.x prior to 2017.3.3 are vulnerable to a remote execution bug when a specially crafted string was passed into the facter_task or puppet_conf tasks. This vulnerability only affects tasks in the affected modules, if you are not using puppet tasks you are not affected by this vulnerability.
Published 2018-02-09 20:29:00
Updated 2022-01-24 16:46:04
Source Perforce
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6508

1.19%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 85 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-6508

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
6.8
6.4
NIST
8.0
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.1
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-6508

References for CVE-2018-6508

Products affected by CVE-2018-6508

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