FreeBSD : puppet-agent MCollective plugin -- Remote Code Execution vulnerability (df502a2f-61f6-11e6-a461-643150d3111d)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Puppet reports :

Puppet Enterprise previously included a puppet-agent MCollective
plugin that allowed you to pass the `--server` argument to
MCollective. This insecure argument enabled remote code execution via
connection to an untrusted host. The puppet-agent MCollective version
included in PE 2016.2.1, this option is disabled by default.

See also :

https://puppet.com/security/cve/cve-2015-7331
http://www.nessus.org/u?696aabbd

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92963 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7331

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