Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : puppet vulnerability (USN-3567-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 106793
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled permissions when
unpacking certain tarballs. A local user could possibly use this issue
to execute arbitrary code.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected puppet-common package.