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CentOS Update for system-config-printer CESA-2011:1196 centos4 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'system-config-printer' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

system-config-printer is a print queue configuration tool with a graphical user interface. It was found that system-config-printer did not properly sanitize NetBIOS and workgroup names when searching for network printers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running system-config-printer. (CVE-2011-2899) All users of system-config-printer are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. Running instances of system-config-printer must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

system-config-printer on CentOS 4

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)