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Vulnerability of Puppet: privilege escalation via PE Client Tools

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via PE Client Tools of Puppet, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted systems: Puppet.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 08/06/2018.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-6516, VIGILANCE-VUL-26363.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions via PE Client Tools of Puppet, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This security note impacts software or systems such as Puppet.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Puppet: fixed versions for PE Client Tools.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.
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