DSA 2831-1: puppet security update
Posted on: 01/01/2014 12:26 PM

A puppet security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2831-1: puppet security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2831-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Luciano Bello
December 31, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : puppet
Vulnerability : insecure temporary files
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4969

An unsafe use of temporary files was discovered in Puppet, a tool for
centralized configuration management. An attacker can exploit this
vulnerability and overwrite an arbitrary file in the system.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.2-5+squeeze9.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.23-1~deb7u2.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.0-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.0-1.

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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