USN-1365-1: Puppet vulnerability

14 February 2012

Puppet would allow unintended access to resources over the network.



  • puppet - Centralized configuration management


It was discovered that Puppet would allow remote ralsh under certain
circumstances. An attacker on an authenticated puppet node could exploit
this to view or manipulate resources on other Puppet nodes.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 11.10
Ubuntu 11.04
Ubuntu 10.10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.