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Puppet Enterprise Web Interface Authentication Redirect



[+] Credits: John Page aka hyp3rlinx	

[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org

[+] Source:  http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/PUPPET-AUTHENTICATION-REDIRECT.txt

[+] ISR: ApparitionSec



Vendor:
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www.puppet.com



Product:
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Puppet Enterprise Web Interface 
Version < 2016.4.0

Puppet Enterprise is the leading platform for automatically delivering, operating and securing your infrastructure.


Vulnerability Type:
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Authentication Redirect



CVE Reference:
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CVE-2016-5715



Vulnerability Details:
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When logging into Puppet Enterprise Web Interface, users can be redirected to attacker controlled servers, if a user logs in
using an attacker supplied authentication link it can result in credential theft etc.

Fixed in version 2016.4.0

References:
https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5715


Exploit code(s):
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Bypass character filters you need to pass double forward slashes "//" or the redirect will fail.

https://victim-puppet-server/auth/login?redirect=//attacker-server



Disclosure Timeline:
======================================
Vendor Notification: August 23, 2016
Vendor Acknowledgement: August 23, 2016
Vendor Releases Fix: in version 2016.4.0
October 17, 2016  : Public Disclosure




Exploitation Technique:
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Remote



Severity Level:
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Medium




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