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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-11746

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.
Impacted products: Puppet.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/07/2018.
Identifiers: 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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