Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : enscript (MDKSA-2005:033)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability in the enscript program's handling of the epsf command
used to insert inline EPS file into a document was found. An attacker
could create a carefully crafted ASCII file which would make used of
the epsf pipe command in such a way that it could execute arbitrary
commands if the file was opened with enscript (CVE-2004-1184).

Additionally, flaws were found in enscript that could be abused by
executing enscript with carefully crafted command-line arguments.
These flaws only have a security impact if enscript is executed by
other programs and passed untrusted data from remote users
(CVE-2004-1185 and CVE-2004-1186).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :

Update the affected enscript package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16376 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-033.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1184

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