Debian: DSA-2352-1: puppet security update

    Date22 Nov 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that Puppet, a centralized configuration management solution, misgenerated certificates if the "certdnsnames" option was used. This could lead to man in the middle attacks. More details are available at http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2011-3872/
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2352-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 22, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : puppet
    Vulnerability  : programming error
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3872 
    
    It was discovered that Puppet, a centralized configuration management
    solution, misgenerated certificates if the "certdnsnames" option was
    used. This could lead to man in the middle attacks. More details are
    available at http://puppetlabs.com/security/cve/cve-2011-3872/ 
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.24.5-3+lenny2.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.6.2-5+squeeze3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.7.6-1.
    
    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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