[SECURITY] [DSA 2419-1] puppet security update

2012-03-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27729
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-03-09T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2419-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer February 27, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : puppet Vulnerability : several Problem type : local Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-1053 CVE-2012-1054

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Puppet, a centralized configuration management tool.

CVE-2012-1053 Puppet runs execs with an unintended group privileges, potentially leading to privilege escalation.

CVE-2012-1054 The k5login type writes to untrusted locations, enabling local users to escalate their privileges if the k5login type is used.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.2-5+squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.7.11-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your puppet packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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