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Secunia Security Advisory 50269

Secunia Security Advisory 50269
Posted Aug 15, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for puppet. This fixes multiple security issues and two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and perform certain actions with escalated privileges and by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | f97e2b5df2f26a8e14659b4649397417

Secunia Security Advisory 50269

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for puppet

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50269

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50269/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50269

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50269/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50269/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50269

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for puppet. This fixes multiple security
issues and two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious,
local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and perform
certain actions with escalated privileges and by malicious users to
cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

For more information:
SA48743

SOLUTION:
Update to "app-admin/puppet-2.7.13" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201208-02:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201208-02.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
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