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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201203-07
(foomatic-filters: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
The foomatic-rip filter improperly handles command-line arguments,
including those issued by FoomaticRIPCommandLine fields in PPD files.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PPD
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the system user 'lp'.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All foomatic-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58217 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48674
CVE ID: CVE-2011-2697CVE-2011-2964
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