========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1886-1 June 18, 2013 puppet vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 13.04 - Ubuntu 12.10 - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Summary: Puppet could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - puppet: Centralized configuration management Details: It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled YAML payloads. An attacker on an untrusted client could use this issue to execute arbitrary code on the master. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 13.04: puppet-common 2.7.18-4ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 12.10: puppet-common 2.7.18-1ubuntu1.2 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: puppet-common 2.7.11-1ubuntu2.3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1886-1 CVE-2013-3567 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/2.7.18-4ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/2.7.18-1ubuntu1.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/puppet/2.7.11-1ubuntu2.3
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