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Secunia Security Advisory 45196

Secunia Security Advisory 45196
Posted Jul 14, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Foomatic foomatic-filters, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 45196

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TITLE:
Foomatic foomatic-filters "foomatic-rip" Command Injection
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA45196

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/45196/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=45196

RELEASE DATE:
2011-07-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/45196/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
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* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/45196/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=45196

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
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DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Foomatic foomatic-filters, which
can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable
system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the foomatic-rip utility allowing
users to specify a malicious PPD file, which can be exploited to
inject and execute arbitrary commands.

The vulnerability is reported in version 4.0.6. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Restrict access to trusted users only.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Sebastian Krahmer

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698451

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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