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MDKSA-2004:094: printer-drivers Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the printer-drivers package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:094 (printer-drivers).
The foomatic-rip filter, which is part of foomatic-filters package, contains a
vulnerability that allows anyone with access to CUPS, local or remote, to
execute arbitrary commands on the server. The updated packages provide a fixed
foomatic-rip filter that prevents this kind of abuse.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:094
Threat Level: High
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