GLSA-201606-02 : Puppet Server and Agent: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-02
(Puppet Server and Agent: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet Server and
Agent. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Remote attackers, impersonating a trusted broker, could potentially
execute arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-02

Solution :

All Puppet Agent users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/puppet-agent-1.4.2'
All Puppet Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/puppetserver-2.3.2'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91479 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2785
CVE-2016-2786

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