SuSE 11.1 Security Update : puppet (SAT Patch Number 5876)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of puppet fixes two vulnerabilities that could potentially
be exploited by local attackers to escalate privileges due to improper
privilege dropping and file handling issues (symlink flaws) in puppet.
(CVE-2012-1053 / CVE-2012-1054)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=747657
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1053.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1054.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5876.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58203 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1053
CVE-2012-1054

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