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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70079
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:1196
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1196.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
5.1

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2899
http://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/foomatic-gui/foomatic/pysmb.py?root=foomatic-gui&r1=1.2&r2=1.3&view=patch
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/foomatic-gui/+bug/811119
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1196.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025967
http://secunia.com/advisories/45744
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