Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled the resource_type
service. A local attacker on the master could use this issue to
execute arbitrary Ruby files. (CVE-2013-4761)
It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled permissions on the
modules it installed. Modules could be installed with the permissions
that existed when they were built, possibly exposing them to a local
Update the affected puppet-common package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1