Debian: 2831-1: puppet: insecure temporary files
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian An unsafe use of temporary files was discovered in Puppet, a tool for centralized configuration management. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability and overwrite an arbitrary file in the system. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2831-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
December 31, 2013                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : puppet
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary files
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4969

An unsafe use of temporary files was discovered in Puppet, a tool for
centralized configuration management. An attacker can exploit this 
vulnerability and overwrite an arbitrary file in the system.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.2-5+squeeze9.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.7.23-1~deb7u2.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.0-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.0-1.

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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