Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled temporary files. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary
files. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented
by the Yama link restrictions.
Update the affected puppet-common package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71837 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4969