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Debian: Security update for bcfg2

It was discovered that malicious clients can trick the server component of the Bcfg2 configuration management system to execute commands with root privileges. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2503-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
June 28, 2012                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : bcfg2
Vulnerability  : shell command injection
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-3366
Debian Bug     : 679272

It was discovered that malicious clients can trick the server
component of the Bcfg2 configuration management system to execute
commands with root privileges.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.1-3+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.2-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your bcfg2 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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