Debian: lpr buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date25 Mar 2003
    CategoryDebian
    2232
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow has been discovered in lpr, a BSD lpr/lpd lineprinter spooling system.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 267-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    March 24th, 2003                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : lpr
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id         : CAN-2003-0144
    
    A buffer overflow has been discovered in lpr, a BSD lpr/lpd line
    printer spooling system.  This problem can be exploited by a local
    user to gain root privileges, even if the printer system is set up
    properly.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2000.05.07-4.3.
    
    For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.48-1.1.
    
    For the stable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2000.05.07-4.20.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your lpr package immediately.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      533 2eb50aa0c9f2292f2977d0029bd3fdd3
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     8800 709256e0ad0a7f664aba6e0c2ddaf231
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    75943 7b67555568e1c2d03aedbe66098a52a5
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   112682 1ea3231bfa2024cb1d7d9fd8c94aa091
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    89128 d185b06412be87a1966ac25cda23dea1
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    85960 1758a9683ae487c20f46a73ba32d9c15
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    81900 f64919ec85dd3bdc27d6f7de192fafc5
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    91200 3b790c8221b61cf7aaff0bcb90fe00de
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_0.48-1.1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97776 954f64d74744f3c37fecbb4a78ffbe14
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      559 8daab94fdff4f6e286224956eaecf054
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    24745 8e7a035f2392a1e4a43ab3eef20a596d
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    71600 d0e726f0fea4324c9b63db50bbfd778e
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   129660 94f6b0b445c3b89ce76f2e2d3fa54c6e
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    95384 31e43ac786a3731b7d19eee00b757adc
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    93136 4d81cb964fb6bdcf732bbedcbf06ce45
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   158734 a58ce7dd66d423dbf26e3eb9e16dd5d4
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   108290 1cabcb262997bdc0bea262b9a54c1392
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    90322 aacd62143f4736ed6ac5d80f0399bb1c
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   111904 2af9c7b4e0754ebf7e175e59a2a20574
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   111708 7fb650fb9c86835f68b774054f80434f
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97256 a0a12802e5ec7a021f2d9cb932ca7191
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97214 08606777eeb7d98a11835030fe2298a6
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/l/lpr/lpr_2000.05.07-4.3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   122218 2f870ec489eacb68628d9522a68ceb77
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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