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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1196
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2011:1196.

system-config-printer is a print queue configuration tool with a graphical
user interface.

It was found that system-config-printer did not properly sanitize NetBIOS
and workgroup names when searching for network printers. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running system-config-printer. (CVE-2011-2899)

All users of system-config-printer are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. Running
instances of system-config-printer must be restarted for this update to
take effect.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2899
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