Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2380-1 foomatic-filters -- shell command injection
- Date Reported:
- 04 Jan 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 635549.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-2697, CVE-2011-2964.
- More information:
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.
We recommend that you upgrade your foomatic-filters packages.