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Posted 23 August 2013 - 08:49 PM

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201308-04
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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
==========

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
===========

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
==========

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-2.7.23"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-6120
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2012-6120
[ 2 ] CVE-2013-1640
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-1640
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-1652
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-1652
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-1653
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-1653
[ 5 ] CVE-2013-1654
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-1654
[ 6 ] CVE-2013-1655
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-1655
[ 7 ] CVE-2013-2274
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-2274
[ 8 ] CVE-2013-2275
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-2275
[ 9 ] CVE-2013-3567
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-3567
[ 10 ] CVE-2013-4956
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-4761
[ 11 ] CVE-2013-4956
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2013-4956

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gent...a-201308-04.xml

Concerns?
=========

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://creativecommo...enses/by-sa/2.5







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