Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that Puppet did not drop supplementary groups when
being run as a different user. A local user may be able to use this
flaw to bypass security restrictions and gain access to restricted
It was discovered that Puppet did not correctly handle temporary
files. A local user can exploit this flaw to bypass security
restrictions and overwrite arbitrary files. (CVE-2010-0156).
Update the affected puppet, puppet-testsuite and / or puppetmaster
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
Public Exploit Available : true