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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2380-1 (foomatic-filters)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to foomatic-filters announced via advisory DSA 2380-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that the foomatic-filters, a support package for setting up printers, allowed authenticated users to submit crafted print jobs which would execute shell commands on the print servers. CVE-2011-2697 was assigned to the vulnerability in the Perl implementation included in lenny, and CVE-2011-2964 to the vulnerability affecting the C reimplementation part of squeeze. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.2-20080211-3.2+lenny1. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.5-6+squeeze1. For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.9-1.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your foomatic-filters packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)