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RHSA-2011:1196: system-config-printer security update

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RHSA-2011:1196: system-config-printer security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/31/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/31/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

system-config-printer is a print queue configuration tool with a graphicaluser interface.It was found that system-config-printer did not properly sanitize NetBIOSand workgroup names when searching for network printers. A remote attackercould use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of theuser running system-config-printer. (CVE-2011-2899)All users of system-config-printer are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. Runninginstances of system-config-printer must be restarted for this update totake effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-system-config-printer
  • redhat-upgrade-system-config-printer-gui
  • redhat-upgrade-system-config-printer-libs

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