Debian: DSA-2419-1: puppet security update

    Date 27 Feb 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Puppet, a centralized configuration management tool. CVE-2012-1053
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2419-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    February 27, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : puppet
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1053 CVE-2012-1054
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Puppet, a centralized
    configuration management tool.
    
    CVE-2012-1053
    	Puppet runs execs with an unintended group privileges,
    	potentially leading to privilege escalation.
    
    CVE-2012-1054
    	The k5login type writes to untrusted locations,
    	enabling local users to escalate their privileges
    	if the k5login type is used.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
    in version 2.6.2-5+squeeze4.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.7.11-1.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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