Debian: DSA-2831-1: puppet security update

    Date 31 Dec 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2831-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    December 31, 2013                      https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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