Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Puppet Agent, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||app-admin/puppet-agent on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.7.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.7.1|
Puppet Agent contains Puppet’s main code and all of the dependencies needed to run it, including Facter, Hiera, and bundled versions of Ruby and OpenSSL.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Puppet Agent. Please review the references for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Puppet Agent users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/puppet-agent-1.7.1"
October 13, 2017
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