Security update for puppet

SUSE Security Update: Security update for puppet
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1057-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1167645
Cross-References:CVE-2020-7942
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for puppet fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-7942: Added a warning for a vulnerable configuration option, which could allow for information disclosure in certain setups. Disabling it my break some setups. (bsc#1167645)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Adv-Systems-Management-12-2020-1057=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Advanced Systems Management 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • puppet-3.8.5-15.12.1
    • puppet-server-3.8.5-15.12.1

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