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|Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201203-03 ] Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201203-03)
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: March 06, 2012
Bug(s): #303729, #308031, #384859, #385149, #388161, #403963
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Puppet, the worst of
which might allow local attackers to gain escalated privileges.
Puppet is a system configuration management tool written in Ruby.
Vulnerable: < 2.7.11
Unaffected: >= 2.7.11
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Puppet users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppet-2.7.11"
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