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<glsa id="201203-07">
<title>foomatic-filters: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in foomatic-filters could result in the execution
of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">foomatic-filters</product>
<announced>March 06, 2012</announced>
<revised>March 06, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="net-print/foomatic-filters" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.0.9</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.0.9</vulnerable>
<p>The foomatic-filters package contains wrapper scripts which are designed
to be used with Foomatic.
<p>The foomatic-rip filter improperly handles command-line arguments,
including those issued by FoomaticRIPCommandLine fields in PPD files.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted PPD
file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the system user "lp".
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All foomatic-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2697</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2011-2964</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Sun, 29 Jan 2012 22:40:52 +0000" tag="requester">ackle</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Tue, 06 Mar 2012 01:40:15 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>