Fedora Core 3 Update: enscript-1.6.1-28.0.2
Posted by Joseph Shakespeare   
Fedora Several security relevant problems in enscript, a program to converts ASCII text to Postscript and other formats.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2005-016
2005-01-26
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Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : enscript
Version     : 1.6.1                     =20
Release     : 28.0.2                 =20
Summary     : A plain ASCII to PostScript converter.
Description :
GNU enscript is a free replacement for Adobe's Enscript
program. Enscript converts ASCII files to PostScript(TM) and spools
generated PostScript output to the specified printer or saves it to a
file. Enscript can be extended to handle different output media and
includes many options for customizing printouts.

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Update Information:

Erik Sj=F6lund has discovered several security relevant problems in
enscript, a program to converts ASCII text to Postscript and other
formats.  The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following vulnerabilities:

CAN-2004-1184

    Unsanitised input can caues the execution of arbitrary commands
    via EPSF pipe support.  This has been disabled, also upstream.

CAN-2004-1185

    Due to missing sanitising of filenames it is possible that a
    specially crafted filename can cause arbitrary commands to be
    executed.

CAN-2004-1186

    Multiple buffer overflows can cause the program to crash.

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* Mon Jan 24 2005 Tim Waugh  1.6.1-28.0.2

- Fixed patch for CAN-2004-1186 (bug #114684).

* Tue Jan 11 2005 Tim Waugh  1.6.1-28.0.1

- Added patch to fix CAN-2004-1186 (bug #114684).
- Added patch to fix CAN-2004-1185 (bug #114684).
- Backported patch to fix CAN-2004-1184 (bug #114684).


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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/3/

64cf1cd8caf430620476ff974c243829  SRPMS/enscript-1.6.1-28.0.2.src.rpm
233b8d840cfcc8d17286421e4ce0e868  x86_64/enscript-1.6.1-28.0.2.x86_64.rpm
11834dbe6435a1944da492a91f6a0bb1  x86_64/debug/enscript-debuginfo-1.6.1-28.=
0.2.x86_64.rpm
97e0027f6d54ca9575e816ba47ee5e0e  i386/enscript-1.6.1-28.0.2.i386.rpm
ad12163e561ab7e16637fb75690633d4  i386/debug/enscript-debuginfo-1.6.1-28.0.=
2.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command. =20
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