Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : puppet (MDVSA-2014:040)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 72564
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in puppet :
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 (CVE-2013-4969).
The updated packages have been upgraded to the 2.7.25 version which is not vulnerable to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.