openSUSE Security Update : puppet (openSUSE-SU-2010:0306-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 46781


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


pupped created temporary files with fixed names. Local attacks could exploit that to install symlinks that overwrite files of the victim (CVE-2010-0156).


Update the affected puppet packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 46781

File Name: suse_11_1_puppet-100305.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/06/02

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:puppet, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:puppet-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0156

CWE: 59