Debian: 2715-1: puppet: code execution
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that puppet, a centralized configuration management system, did not correctly handle YAML payloads. A remote attacker could use a specially-crafted payload to execute arbitrary code on the puppet master. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2715-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
June 26, 2013                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : puppet
Vulnerability  : code execution
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-3567

It was discovered that puppet, a centralized configuration management
system, did not correctly handle YAML payloads. A remote attacker could
use a specially-crafted payload to execute arbitrary code on the puppet
master.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed in
version 2.6.2-5+squeeze8.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.18-5.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.2.2-1.

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: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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