Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: attack
lpd, dvips and remote command execution Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Executes 'ping' on the remote host
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote lpd server calls dvips in insecure mode.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary
commands remotely on this host.
Solution : edit the file
and change the linethat specifies how 'dvips' is
to be executed from :
dvips -f $DVIPS_OPTIONS < $TMP_FILE
dvips -R -f $DVIPS_OPTIONS < $TMP_FILE
Threat Level: High
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