Debian: 2380-1: foomatic-filters: shell command injection
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian 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. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2380-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
January 04, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : foomatic-filters
Vulnerability  : shell command injection
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2697 CVE-2011-2964 
Debian Bug     : 635549

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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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