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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201203-03 ] Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201203-03)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: March 06, 2012
Bug(s): #303729, #308031, #384859, #385149, #388161, #403963
ID: 201203-03

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Puppet, the worst of
which might allow local attackers to gain escalated privileges.


Background

Puppet is a system configuration management tool written in Ruby.

Affected Packages

Package: app-admin/puppet
Vulnerable: < 2.7.11
Unaffected: >= 2.7.11
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local attacker could gain elevated privileges, or access and modify
arbitrary files. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to spoof a
Puppet Master or write X.509 Certificate Signing Requests to arbitrary
locations.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Puppet users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppet-2.7.11"
   


References

CVE-2009-3564
CVE-2010-0156
CVE-2011-3848
CVE-2011-3869
CVE-2011-3870
CVE-2011-3871
CVE-2011-3872
CVE-2012-1053

CVE-2012-1054
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