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Puppet Discovery: information disclosure via HTTP Basic Auth
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can use a vulnerability via HTTP Basic Auth of Puppet Discovery, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable systems: Puppet.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: data reading.
Pirate's origin: LAN.
Creation date: 03/07/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-11746, VIGILANCE-VUL-26606.
Description of the vulnerability
The Puppet Discovery product offers a web service.
However, an attacker can read the password in the Basic Auth if the session does not use HTTPS
An attacker can therefore use a vulnerability via HTTP Basic Auth of Puppet Discovery, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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