Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : lpr (MDKSA-2003:059)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in the lpr printer spooling system
that can be exploited by a local user to gain root privileges. This
can be done even if the printer is configured properly.

Solution :

Update the affected lpr package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61920 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0144

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