Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : puppet (multiple_vulnerabilities_in_puppet)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80744
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
DescriptionThe remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :
- Unspecified vulnerability in Puppet 2.7.x before 2.7.23 and 3.2.x before 3.2.4, and Puppet Enterprise 2.8.x before 2.8.3 and 3.0.x before 3.0.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Ruby programs from the master via the resource_type service. NOTE: this vulnerability can only be exploited utilizing unspecified 'local file system access' to the Puppet Master. (CVE-2013-4761)
- Puppet Module Tool (PMT), as used in Puppet 2.7.x before 2.7.23 and 3.2.x before 3.2.4, and Puppet Enterprise 2.8.x before 2.8.3 and 3.0.x before 3.0.1, installs modules with weak permissions if those permissions were used when the modules were originally built, which might allow local users to read or modify those modules depending on the original permissions. (CVE-2013-4956)
SolutionUpgrade to Solaris 11.2.