Security update for puppet

SUSE Security Update: Security update for puppet
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:0983-1
Rating: important
References: #770828 #770829 #770833
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1

  • An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available. It includes one version update.

    Description:


    The following bugs have been fixed in puppet:

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

    Security Issue references:

    * CVE-2012-3867
    >
    * CVE-2012-3864
    >
    * CVE-2012-3865
    >

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slessp1-puppet-6561
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:
      zypper in -t patch slessp1-puppet-6561
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:
      zypper in -t patch slessp1-puppet-6561
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp1-puppet-6561
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:
      zypper in -t patch sledsp1-puppet-6561

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.17]:
    • puppet-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • puppet-server-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.17]:
    • puppet-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • puppet-server-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.17]:
    • puppet-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • puppet-server-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.17]:
    • puppet-2.6.17-0.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.17]:
    • puppet-2.6.17-0.3.1

    References:

  • http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3864.html
  • http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3865.html
  • http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3867.html
  • https://bugzilla.novell.com/770828
  • https://bugzilla.novell.com/770829
  • https://bugzilla.novell.com/770833
  • http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=546d90cdf89ec25e98329eee8f67dd01