Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : puppet (MDVSA-2014:040)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in puppet :

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
(CVE-2013-4969).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 2.7.25 version which is
not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4969

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72564 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64552

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4969

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