Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : LPRng (MDKSA-2003:060)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Karol Lewandowski discovered a problem with psbanner, a printer filter
that creates a PostScript format banner. psbanner creates a temporary
file for debugging purposes when it is configured as a filter, and
does not check whether or not this file already exists or is a
symlink. The filter will overwrite this file, or the file it is
pointing to (if it is a symlink) with its current environment and
called arguments with the user id that LPRng is running as.

Solution :

Update the affected LPRng package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14043 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-060.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0136

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