Amazon Linux AMI : puppet (ALAS-2014-288)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 72306


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


Puppet before 3.3.3 and 3.4 before 3.4.1 and Puppet Enterprise (PE) before 2.8.4 and 3.1 before 3.1.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on unspecified files.


Run 'yum update puppet' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 72306

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-288.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/05

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:puppet, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:puppet-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:puppet-server, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4969

ALAS: 2014-288