openSUSE Security Update : system-config-printer (openSUSE-2011-89)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Add system-config-printer-subprocess-no-shell.patch:
avoid escaping issues when running commands. Fix
bnc#735322.

- Add system-config-printer-no-openprinting.patch: this
disables the feature where PPD drivers can be downloaded
from OpenPrinting.org. See discussion in bnc#733542. As
a side-effect, this fixes CVE-2011-4405.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=733542
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735322

Solution :

Update the affected system-config-printer packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74537 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2899
CVE-2011-4405

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