SuSE 11.1 Security Update : puppet (SAT Patch Number 6561)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64218


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


The following bugs have been fixed in puppet :

- puppet: authenticated clients can read arbitrary files via a flaw in puppet master. (bnc#770828, CVE-2012-3864)

- puppet: arbitrary file delete / Denial of Service on Puppet Master by authenticated clients. (bnc#770829, CVE-2012-3865)

- puppet: insufficient input validation for agent certificate names. (bnc#770833, CVE-2012-3867)


Apply SAT patch number 6561.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64218

File Name: suse_11_puppet-120716.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:puppet, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:puppet-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3864, CVE-2012-3865, CVE-2012-3867