Upstream information

CVE-2010-0156 at MITRE


Puppet 0.24.x before 0.24.9 and 0.25.x before 0.25.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) /tmp/daemonout, (2) /tmp/puppetdoc.txt, (3) /tmp/puppetdoc.tex, or (4) /tmp/puppetdoc.aux temporary file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 585402 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • puppet >= 0.24.8-1.3.5
  • puppet-server >= 0.24.8-1.3.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • puppet >= 2.6.12-0.10.1
  • puppet-server >= 2.6.12-0.10.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • puppet >= 2.6.18-0.4.2
  • puppet-server >= 2.6.18-0.4.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • puppet >= 2.7.26-0.5.1
  • puppet-server >= 2.7.26-0.5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
  • puppet >= 0.24.5-5.7.1
  • puppet-server >= 0.24.5-5.7.1
  • pwdutils >= 3.2.2-2.19

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 puppet Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 puppet Released