Fedora Core 3 : enscript-1.6.1-28.0.2 (2005-016)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Erik Sjolund has discovered several security relevant problems in
enscript, a program to converts ASCII text to Postscript and other
formats. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies
the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2004-1184

Unsanitised input can causes the execution of arbitrary
commands via EPSF pipe support. This has been disabled,
also upstream.

- CVE-2004-1185

Due to missing sanitising of filenames it is possible
that a specially crafted filename can cause arbitrary
commands to be executed.

- CVE-2004-1186

Multiple buffer overflows can cause the program to

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected enscript and / or enscript-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16268 (fedora_2005-016.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1184

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