Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities

2012-03-06T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201203-03
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2012-03-06T00:00:00

Description

Background

Puppet is a system configuration management tool written in Ruby.

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:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppet-2.7.11"