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openSUSE-SU-2011:0892-1: moderate: foomatic-filters
openSUSE Security Update: foomatic-filters

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:0892-1
Rating: moderate
References: #698451
Cross-References: CVE-2011-2697 CVE-2011-2964
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
openSUSE 11.3

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


The foomatic print filters of the hplip package contained a
remote code execution vulnerability. Remote users, if
allowed to access a print server such as CUPS, could
execute arbitrary commands as lp system user.
CVE-2011-2964: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (moderate)
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P): Code Injection (CWE-94)

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch foomatic-filters-4979

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch foomatic-filters-4979

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):



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