GLSA-201203-03 : Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

Impact :

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
locations.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201203-03.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true