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<glsa id="201203-03">
<title>Puppet: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Puppet, the worst of
which might allow local attackers to gain escalated privileges.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">puppet</product>
<announced>March 06, 2012</announced>
<revised>March 06, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>303729</bug>
<bug>308031</bug>
<bug>384859</bug>
<bug>385149</bug>
<bug>388161</bug>
<bug>403963</bug>
<access>local, remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-admin/puppet" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.7.11</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.7.11</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Puppet is a system configuration management tool written in Ruby.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>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.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Puppet users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-admin/puppet-2.7.11"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-3564">CVE-2009-3564</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0156">CVE-2010-0156</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3848">CVE-2011-3848</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3869">CVE-2011-3869</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3870">CVE-2011-3870</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3871">CVE-2011-3871</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3872">CVE-2011-3872</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1053">CVE-2012-1053
</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1054">CVE-2012-1054</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:02 +0000" tag="requester">craig</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Tue, 06 Mar 2012 01:03:42 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>