FreeBSD : puppet -- multiple vulnerabilities (2b2f6092-0694-11e3-9e8e-000c29f6ae42)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Puppet Labs reports :

By using the `resource_type` service, an attacker could cause puppet
to load arbitrary Ruby files from the puppet master node's file
system. While this behavior is not enabled by default, `auth.conf`
settings could be modified to allow it. The exploit requires local
file system access to the Puppet Master.

Puppet Module Tool (PMT) did not correctly control permissions of
modules it installed, instead transferring permissions that existed
when the module was built.

See also :

http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2013-4761/
http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2013-4956/
http://www.nessus.org/u?899e31ff

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69395 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4761
CVE-2013-4956