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Ubuntu alert USN-2077-2 (puppet)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-2077-2] Puppet regression
Date:  Thu, 09 Jan 2014 11:05:18 -0500
Message-ID:  <52CEC8BE.2090802@canonical.com>

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2077-2 January 09, 2014 puppet regression ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.10 - Ubuntu 13.04 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary: USN-2077-1 introduced a regression in Puppet. Software Description: - puppet: Centralized configuration management Details: USN-2077-1 fixed a vulnerability in Puppet. The upstream patch introduced a regression resulting in the default file mode being incorrect. This update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled temporary files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented by the Yama link restrictions. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.10: puppet-common 3.2.4-2ubuntu2.3 Ubuntu 13.04: puppet-common 2.7.18-4ubuntu1.4 Ubuntu 12.10: puppet-common 2.7.18-1ubuntu1.5 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: puppet-common 2.7.11-1ubuntu2.7 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2077-2 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2077-1 https://launchpad.net/bugs/1267385 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/3.2.4-2ubuntu... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/2.7.18-4ubunt... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/2.7.18-1ubunt... https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/2.7.11-1ubunt... -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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