CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-06-07
Bugzilla: 721001: CVE-2011-2697 foomatic: Improper sanitization of command line option in foomatic-rip


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

foomatic-rip-hplip in HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) 3.11.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted *FoomaticRIPCommandLine field in a .ppd file.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2697 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (foomatic) RHSA-2011:1109 August 01, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (foomatic) RHSA-2011:1109 August 01, 2011

External References

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.