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SuSE: New puppet packages fix security vulnerabilities

This update of puppet fixes two vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by local attackers to escalate privileges due to improper privilege dropping and file handling issues (symlink flaws) in puppet. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for puppet
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2012:0325-1
Rating:             important
References:         #747657 
Cross-References:   CVE-2012-1053 CVE-2012-1054
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 FOR SP2
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 FOR SP2
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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  An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
  It includes one version update.

Description:


  This update of puppet fixes two vulnerabilities that could
  potentially be  exploited by local attackers to escalate
  privileges due to improper  privilege dropping and file
  handling issues (symlink flaws) in puppet  (CVE-2012-1053,
  CVE-2012-1054).

  Security Issue references:

  * CVE-2012-1053
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1053

  * CVE-2012-1054
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1054



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 SP1 for VMware:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-puppet-5876

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 FOR SP2:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1fsp2-puppet-5876

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-puppet-5876

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 FOR SP2:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1fsp2-puppet-5876

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1-puppet-5876

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


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.12]:

     puppet-2.6.12-0.12.1
     puppet-server-2.6.12-0.12.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 FOR SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.12]:

     puppet-2.6.12-0.12.1
     puppet-server-2.6.12-0.12.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.12]:

     puppet-2.6.12-0.12.1
     puppet-server-2.6.12-0.12.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 FOR SP2 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.12]:

     puppet-2.6.12-0.12.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 2.6.12]:

     puppet-2.6.12-0.12.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1053.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-1054.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/747657
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=810c76edc7112af5e466c9d5b28e5aa1
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