Debian: DSA-2503-1: bcfg2 security update

    Date 28 Jun 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that malicious clients can trick the server component of the Bcfg2 configuration management system to execute commands with root privileges.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2503-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    June 28, 2012                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : bcfg2
    Vulnerability  : shell command injection
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3366
    Debian Bug     : 679272
    
    It was discovered that malicious clients can trick the server
    component of the Bcfg2 configuration management system to execute
    commands with root privileges.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.0.1-3+squeeze2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.2-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your bcfg2 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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