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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201308-04

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http://security.gentoo.org/

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Severity: High

Title: Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: August 23, 2013

Bugs: #456002, #461656, #473720, #481186

ID: 201308-04

 

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Synopsis

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Puppet, the worst of which

could lead to execution of arbitrary code.

 

Background

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Puppet is a system configuration management tool written in Ruby.

 

Affected packages

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

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1 app-admin/puppet < 2.7.23 >= 2.7.23

 

Description

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet. Please review

the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

 

Impact

======

 

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the

privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain

sensitive information, or bypass security restrictions.

 

Workaround

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There is no known workaround at this time.

 

Resolution

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All Puppet users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge --sync

# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppet-2.7.23"

 

References

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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-6120

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6120

[ 2 ] CVE-2013-1640

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1640

[ 3 ] CVE-2013-1652

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1652

[ 4 ] CVE-2013-1653

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1653

[ 5 ] CVE-2013-1654

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1654

[ 6 ] CVE-2013-1655

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1655

[ 7 ] CVE-2013-2274

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2274

[ 8 ] CVE-2013-2275

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2275

[ 9 ] CVE-2013-3567

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3567

[ 10 ] CVE-2013-4956

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cvm?cvename=CVE-2013-4761

[ 11 ] CVE-2013-4956

http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cvm?cvename=CVE-2013-4956

 

Availability

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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-04.xml

 

Concerns?

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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the

confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost

importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to

security ( -at -) gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text

belongs to its owner(s).

 

The contents of this document are licensed under the

Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

 

 

 

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