Amazon Linux AMI : puppet (ALAS-2012-75)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Puppet 2.6.x before 2.6.15 and 2.7.x before 2.7.13, and Puppet
Enterprise (PE) Users 1.0, 1.1, 1.2.x, 2.0.x, and 2.5.x before 2.5.1
allows remote authenticated users with an authorized SSL key and
certain permissions on the puppet master to read arbitrary files via a
symlink attack in conjunction with a crafted REST request for a file
in a filebucket.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ba2e6084

Solution :

Run 'yum update puppet' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69682 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1986