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security puppet-2.6.6-3.el5 security update
Status:stable
Release: Fedora EPEL 5
Update ID: FEDORA-EPEL-2011-4573
Builds: puppet-2.6.6-3.el5 (logs)
Pushed: True
Date Submitted: 2011-09-30 22:34:38
Date Released: 2011-10-01 00:51:28
Submitter: tmz
Karma: 3
Details

The following vulnerabilities have been discovered and fixed:

  • CVE-2011-3870, a symlink attack via a user's SSH authorized_keys file
  • CVE-2011-3869, a symlink attack via a user's .k5login file
  • CVE-2011-3871, a privilege escalation attack via the temp file used by the puppet resource application
  • A low-risk file indirector injection attack

Further details can be found in the upstream announcement:

http://groups.google.com/group/puppet-announce/browse_thread/thread/91e3b46d2328a1cb A vulnerability was discovered in puppet that would allow an attacker to install a valid X509 Certificate Signing Request at any location on disk, with the privileges of the Puppet Master application. For Fedora and EPEL, this is the puppet user.

Further details can be found in the upstream announcement:

http://groups.google.com/group/puppet-users/browse_thread/thread/e57ce2740feb9406

Unless you enable puppet's listen mode on clients, only the puppet master is vulnerable to this issue. A vulnerability was discovered in puppet that would allow an attacker to install a valid X509 Certificate Signing Request at any location on disk, with the privileges of the Puppet Master application. For Fedora and EPEL, this is the puppet user.

Further details can be found in the upstream announcement:

http://groups.google.com/group/puppet-users/browse_thread/thread/e57ce2740feb9406

Unless you enable puppet's listen mode on clients, only the puppet master is vulnerable to this issue. A vulnerability was discovered in puppet that would allow an attacker to install a valid X509 Certificate Signing Request at any location on disk, with the privileges of the Puppet Master application. For Fedora and EPEL, this is the puppet user.

Further details can be found in the upstream announcement:

http://groups.google.com/group/puppet-users/browse_thread/thread/e57ce2740feb9406

Unless you enable puppet's listen mode on clients, only the puppet master is vulnerable to this issue. A vulnerability was discovered in puppet that would allow an attacker to install a valid X509 Certificate Signing Request at any location on disk, with the privileges of the Puppet Master application. For Fedora and EPEL, this is the puppet user.

Further details can be found in the upstream announcement:

http://groups.google.com/group/puppet-users/browse_thread/thread/e57ce2740feb9406

Unless you enable puppet's listen mode on clients, only the puppet master is vulnerable to this issue. A vulnerability was discovered in puppet that would allow an attacker to install a valid X509 Certificate Signing Request at any location on disk, with the privileges of the Puppet Master application. For Fedora and EPEL, this is the puppet user.

Further details can be found in the upstream announcement:

http://groups.google.com/group/puppet-users/browse_thread/thread/e57ce2740feb9406

Unless you enable puppet's listen mode on clients, only the puppet master is vulnerable to this issue.

Feedback
bodhi - 2011-09-30 22:34:40
This update has been submitted for testing by tmz.
bodhi - 2011-10-01 01:33:36
This update has been pushed to testing
kevin (proventesters) - 2011-10-10 03:42:11
works ok here.
stahnma - 2011-10-12 16:53:24
Works for me.
ekohl - 2011-10-12 16:58:58
Works for me.
bodhi - 2011-10-12 16:59:00
This update has reached the stable karma threshold and will be pushed to the stable updates repository
bodhi - 2011-10-12 21:58:26
This update has been pushed to stable

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