Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA524] DSA-524-1 rlpr


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA524] DSA-524-1 rlpr

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-524-1 rlpr

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

jaguar@felinemenace.org discovered a format string vulnerability in
rlpr, a utility for lpd printing without using /etc/printcap. While
investigating this vulnerability, a buffer overflow was also
discovered in related code. By exploiting one of these
vulnerabilities, a local or remote user could potentially cause
arbitrary code to be executed with the rights of 1) the rlprd
process (remote), or 2) root (local).
CVE-2004-0393: format string vulnerability via syslog(3) in msg()
function in rlpr
CVE-2004-0454: buffer overflow in msg() function in rlpr
For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
fixed in version 2.02-7woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you update your rlpr package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-524
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10578

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

Cables, Connectors

Dell YP778 3.5" 300GB 15K SAS Cheetah 15K.6 ST3300656SS Hard Drive w/ Caddy
$29.95
Dell YP778 3.5SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GB -G25
$45.41
SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GB -G25 pictureGlyph-Technologies GT Key Hard Drive Caddy Sled GTKEY1F for 051, 103, 205, 308
$100.0
Glyph-Technologies GT Key Hard Drive Caddy Sled GTKEY1F for 051, 103, 205, 308  pictureTivo Romio Plus series 5 upgrade Western Digital WD10EURX 1TB Hard Drive
$65.99
Tivo Romio Plus series 5 upgrade Western Digital WD10EURX 1TB  Hard Drive picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.