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    Debian: rlpr Format string vulnerabilities

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    By exploiting one of these vulnerabilities, a local or remote user could potentially cause arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of 1) the rlprd process (remote), or 2) root (local).
    
    Debian Security Advisory DSA 524-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    https://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    June 19th, 2004                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : rlpr
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem-Type   : local, remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0393 CAN-2004-0454
    
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. discovered a format string vulnerability in
    rlpr, a utility for lpd printing without using /etc/printcap.  While
    investigating this vulnerability, a buffer overflow was also
    discovered in related code.  By exploiting one of these
    vulnerabilities, a local or remote user could potentially cause
    arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of 1) the rlprd
    process (remote), or 2) root (local).
    
    CAN-2004-0393: format string vulnerability via syslog(3) in msg()
    function in rlpr
    
    CAN-2004-0454: buffer overflow in msg() function in rlpr
    
    For the current stable distribution (woody), this problem has been
    fixed in version 2.02-7woody1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you update your rlpr package.
    
    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 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      520 4fc2b5e321d5dceba3dfc480c569bad5
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     4275 bf830077979ba42aaa9fd1befa86f148
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   152750 09b27ef3f67bc95fc5566d6c35025f58
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    73504 3754865750b1a62370cb401dd44d7eab
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    46202 8f7de308545d274e96e4fcf9a9e6fbea
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    55222 d373769fa727b8fb5881818a9a1b52f1
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    90206 7991cf6c9c6364c89f4a4b53dc497099
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    51230 1714b62af8cb81eda68a7c28ab5f9d39
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    45764 519427c01fc7bd3ba274322ca631fb9b
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    65596 dba2dd1d4644fc646bc09033211e931d
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    65674 6e4d7d75b3fa624faa0310126a887eee
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    47308 fd192bbd137378a91e691b5c94de5cdd
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    46680 912f9256b9231463cc5dfcfe95a29284
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/r/rlpr/rlpr_2.02-7woody1_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    59614 e192f3a0517f9819ae7601775a40b490
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next revision.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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    Package info: `apt-cache show ' and  https://packages.debian.org/
    
    

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