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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-5718

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/26/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The papd daemon in Netatalk before 2.0.4-beta2, when using certain variables in a pipe command for the print file, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a print request, as demonstrated using a crafted Title.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-netatalk
  • suse-upgrade-netatalk-devel

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