Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : lpr (MDKSA-2000:054)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

There is a format string bug in lpr with its calls to the syslog
facility. There are no known exploits at ths time, but it may be
possible for a user to gain local root access. This new lpr fixes this

Solution :

Update the affected lpr package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61844 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2000-1208

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