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PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 6:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201606-02 ] Puppet Server and Agent Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Puppet Server and Agent: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201606-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 05, 2016
Bug(s): #577450, #581372
ID: 201606-02

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Puppet Server and
Agent, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.


Background

Puppet Agent contains Puppet’s main code and all of the dependencies
needed to run it, including Facter, Hiera, and bundled versions of Ruby
and OpenSSL.


Affected Packages

Package: app-admin/puppet-agent
Vulnerable: < 1.4.2
Unaffected: >= 1.4.2
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-admin/puppetserver
Vulnerable: < 2.3.2
Unaffected: >= 2.3.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet Server and
Agent. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Remote attackers, impersonating a trusted broker, could potentially
execute arbitrary code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Puppet Agent users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppet-agent-1.4.2"
   
All Puppet Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppetserver-2.3.2"
   


References

CVE-2016-2785
CVE-2016-2786


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