Amazon Linux AMI : puppet (ALAS-2013-181)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The (1) template and (2) inline_template functions in the master
server in Puppet before 2.6.18, 2.7.x before 2.7.21, and 3.1.x before
3.1.1, and Puppet Enterprise before 1.2.7 and 2.7.x before 2.7.2
allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a
crafted catalog request.

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update puppet' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69740 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1640