[USN-1928-1] Puppet vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Aug 15 16:48:57 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1928-1
August 15, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Puppet.
- puppet: Centralized configuration management
It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled the resource_type
service. A local attacker on the master could use this issue to execute
arbitrary Ruby files. (CVE-2013-4761)
It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled permissions on the
modules it installed. Modules could be installed with the permissions that
existed when they were built, possibly exposing them to a local attacker.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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