openSUSE Security Update : puppet (openSUSE-SU-2012:0891-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

puppet was updated to fix various security issues: CVEs fixed :

- bnc#770828 - CVE-2012-3864: puppet: authenticated
clients can read arbitrary files via a flaw in puppet
master

- bnc#770829 - CVE-2012-3865: puppet: arbitrary file
delete / Denial of Service on Puppet Master by
authenticated clients

- bnc#770827 - CVE-2012-3866: puppet: last_run_report.yaml
left world-readable

- bnc#770833 - CVE-2012-3867: puppet: insufficient input
validation for agent certificate names

- using the new stable version, 2.6.17, which only
receives security fixes.

- Removed runlevel 4.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-07/msg00036.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770827
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770828
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770829
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770833

Solution :

Update the affected puppet packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74684 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3864
CVE-2012-3865
CVE-2012-3866
CVE-2012-3867

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