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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 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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (foomatic) RHSA-2011:1109 2011-08-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (foomatic) RHSA-2011:1109 2011-08-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 foomatic Not affected

Last Modified

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