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[DSA267] DSA-267-1 lpr

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-267-1 lpr

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been discovered in lpr, a BSD lpr/lpd line
printer spooling system. This problem can be exploited by a local
user to gain root rights, even if the printer system is set up
properly.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2000.05.07-4.3.
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 0.48-1.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2000.05.07-4.20.
We recommend that you upgrade your lpr package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-267
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7025

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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