Amazon Linux AMI : puppet Filesystem Vulnerability (ALAS-2014-288)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Puppet before 3.3.3 and 3.4 before 3.4.1 and Puppet Enterprise (PE)
before 2.8.4 and 3.1 before 3.1.1 allows local users to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on unspecified files.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7b51096b

Solution :

Run 'yum update puppet' to update your system.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72306 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4969