Amazon Linux AMI : puppet (ALAS-2013-213)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Puppet 2.7.x before 2.7.22 and 3.2.x before 3.2.2, and Puppet
Enterprise before 2.8.2, deserializes untrusted YAML, which allows
remote attackers to instantiate arbitrary Ruby classes and execute
arbitrary code via a crafted REST API call.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2bf70a97

Solution :

Run 'yum update puppet' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69771 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3567