USN-3567-1: Puppet vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3567-1
12th February, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Puppet could be made to crash or run programs.
– Centralized configuration management
It was discovered that Puppet incorrectly handled permissions when
unpacking certain tarballs. A local user could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.