Scientific Linux Security Update : foomatic on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

It was discovered that the unhtmlify() function of foomatic-rip did
not correctly calculate buffer sizes, possibly leading to a heap-based
memory corruption. A malicious attacker could exploit this flaw to
cause foomatic-rip to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2010-5325)

It was discovered that foomatic-rip failed to remove all shell special
characters from inputs used to construct command lines for external
programs run by the filter. An attacker could possibly use this flaw
to execute arbitrary commands. (CVE-2015-8327, CVE-2015-8560)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ce748c1

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90142 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-5325
CVE-2015-8327
CVE-2015-8560

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