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Debian: lpr buffer overflow vulnerability Print E-mail
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Debian A buffer overflow has been discovered in lpr, a BSD lpr/lpd lineprinter spooling system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 267-1                                        Martin Schulze
March 24th, 2003               
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Package        : lpr
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id         : CAN-2003-0144

A buffer overflow has been discovered in lpr, a BSD lpr/lpd line
printer spooling system.  This problem can be exploited by a local
user to gain root privileges, even if the printer system is set up

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2000.05.07-4.3.

For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 0.48-1.1.

For the stable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2000.05.07-4.20.

We recommend that you upgrade your lpr package immediately.

Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
- ---------------------------------

  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      533 2eb50aa0c9f2292f2977d0029bd3fdd3
      Size/MD5 checksum:     8800 709256e0ad0a7f664aba6e0c2ddaf231
      Size/MD5 checksum:    75943 7b67555568e1c2d03aedbe66098a52a5

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   112682 1ea3231bfa2024cb1d7d9fd8c94aa091

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    89128 d185b06412be87a1966ac25cda23dea1

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    85960 1758a9683ae487c20f46a73ba32d9c15

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    81900 f64919ec85dd3bdc27d6f7de192fafc5

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    91200 3b790c8221b61cf7aaff0bcb90fe00de

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97776 954f64d74744f3c37fecbb4a78ffbe14

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
- --------------------------------

  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      559 8daab94fdff4f6e286224956eaecf054
      Size/MD5 checksum:    24745 8e7a035f2392a1e4a43ab3eef20a596d
      Size/MD5 checksum:    71600 d0e726f0fea4324c9b63db50bbfd778e

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   129660 94f6b0b445c3b89ce76f2e2d3fa54c6e

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    95384 31e43ac786a3731b7d19eee00b757adc

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    93136 4d81cb964fb6bdcf732bbedcbf06ce45

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   158734 a58ce7dd66d423dbf26e3eb9e16dd5d4

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   108290 1cabcb262997bdc0bea262b9a54c1392

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    90322 aacd62143f4736ed6ac5d80f0399bb1c

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   111904 2af9c7b4e0754ebf7e175e59a2a20574

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   111708 7fb650fb9c86835f68b774054f80434f

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97256 a0a12802e5ec7a021f2d9cb932ca7191

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:    97214 08606777eeb7d98a11835030fe2298a6

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   122218 2f870ec489eacb68628d9522a68ceb77

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and

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