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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   foomatic-filters Vendors:   linuxprinting.org
(Conectiva Issues Fix) Foomatic Bug in foomatic-rip Filter Lets Remote Users Execute Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1011967
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1011967
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0801   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 27 2004
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via local system, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Foomatic in the foomatic-rip filter (part of foomatic-filters package). A remote or local user can execute commands on the target system.

The vendor reported that a remote or local user with access to CUPS can execute commands on the target system with 'lp' (or similar) user privileges.

Impact:   A remote or local user can execute commands with 'lp' user privileges.
Solution:   Conectiva has released a fix.

ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/SRPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0.1-54575U10_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/RPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0.1-54575U10_1cl.noarch.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/SRPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0-27082U90_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/SRPMS/foomatic-filters-cupsomatic-20020309-28777U90_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0-27082U90_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/foomatic-filters-cupsomatic-20020309-28777U90_1cl.i386.rpm

Vendor URL:  www.linuxprinting.org/pipermail/foomatic-devel/2004q3/001996.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Conectiva)
Underlying OS Comments:  9, 10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 15 2004 Foomatic Bug in foomatic-rip Filter Lets Remote Users Execute Commands



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Conectiva-updates] [CLA-2004:880] Conectiva Security Announcement


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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : foomatic-filters
SUMMARY   : Fix for foomatic vulnerability
DATE      : 2004-10-27 14:36:00
ID        : CLA-2004:880
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 9, 10

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DESCRIPTION
 Foomatic[1] is a compreensive, spooler-independent database of
 printers, printer drivers and driver descriptions.
 
 The foomatic-rip filter in foomatic-filters contains a
 vulnerability[2][3] caused by insufficient checking of command-line
 parameters and environment variables which may allow arbitrary remote
 command execution on the print server with the permissions of the
 spooler user ("lp").


SOLUTION
 It is recommended that all foomatic users upgrade their packages.
 
 REFERENCES
 1.http://www.linuxprinting.org/foomatic.html
 2.http://www.linuxprinting.org/pipermail/foomatic-devel/2004q3/001996.html
 3.http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0801


UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/SRPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0.1-54575U10_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/10/RPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0.1-54575U10_1cl.noarch.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/SRPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0-27082U90_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/SRPMS/foomatic-filters-cupsomatic-20020309-28777U90_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/foomatic-filters-3.0-27082U90_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/9/RPMS/foomatic-filters-cupsomatic-20020309-28777U90_1cl.i386.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 The apt tool can be used to perform RPM packages upgrades:

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions regarding the use of apt and upgrade examples 
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en

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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at 
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en

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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en

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Copyright (c) 2004 Conectiva Inc.
http://www.conectiva.com

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