This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201203-03
(Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could gain elevated privileges, or access and modify
arbitrary files. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof a
Puppet Master or write X.509 Certificate Signing Requests to arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Puppet users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/puppet-2.7.11'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58213 ()
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreBuy Nessus Professional Now