A directory traversal flaw was found in the way SSLFile and YAML Puppet indirector base classes performed management or certain, user-supplied x509 certificate signing requests. An authenticated attacker could use this flaw to overwrite arbitrary system file, accessible with the privileges of the Puppet Master application.
Created attachment 525509 [details]
Puppet upstream patch against v2.7.x branch
Created attachment 525510 [details]
Puppet upstream patch against v2.6.x branch
Created attachment 525511 [details]
Puppet upstream patch against v0.25.x branch
This issue has been scheduled to be addressed in the following releases:
1) puppet-2.6.6-2.fc15 for Fedora-15,
2) puppet-2.6.6-2.fc14 for Fedora-14,
3) puppet-2.6.6-2.el6 for EPEL-6,
4) puppet-2.6.6-2.el5 for EPEL-5.
Once the above updates have passed the required testing, they will be pushed to particular -stable repositories.
Created puppet tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 742654]
Affects: epel-all [bug 742655]
puppet-0.25.5-2.el4 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 4 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Resolved in Puppet 2.7.4 and 2.6.10, CloudForms ships Puppet 2.6.14.
Fixed upstream in 2.7.4 and 2.6.10.