Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : puppet vulnerability (USN-1217-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Kristian Erik Hermansen discovered a directory traversal vulnerability
in the SSLFile indirection base class. A remote attacker could exploit
this to overwrite files with the privileges of the Puppet Master.

Solution :

Update the affected puppet-common package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56332 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3848