Micah Anderson uploaded new packages for puppet which fixed the
following security problems: CVE-2012-1053 and CVE-2012-1054


    Puppet runs execs with an unintended group privileges,
    potentially leading to privilege escalation.


    The k5login type writes to untrusted locations, enabling
    local users to escalate their privileges if the k5login type is

For the squeeze-backports distribution the problems have been fixed in
version 2.7.11-1~bpo60+1.