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                        SuSE Security Announcement

        Package:  lprold <= 3.0.1
        Date:     Wed Oct 27 18:04:36 CEST 1999
        Affected: all Linux distributions using the package mentioned above
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A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above.
Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using
this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).

Other Linux distributions or operating systems might be affected as
well, please contact your vendor for information about this issue.

Please note, that that we provide this information on as "as-is" basis only.
There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or
incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of
the update package.
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1. Problem Description

  The file access permissions aren't properly checked by the lpr and
  lpd program.

2. Impact

  By exploiting this race condition a user could print files s/he hasn't
  permissions to.

3. Solution

  Update the package from our FTP server.

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Here are the md5 checksums of the upgrade packages, please verify these
before installing the new packages:

  6466274da4d258a75432321c065abdb5  lprold-3.0.44-0.i386.rpm  (6.1, x86)
  30249f92420d7818cb1654e61840dbb7  lprold-3.0.44-0.i386.rpm  (6.2, x86)
  c4b2dc82ff09414733a41ffc78a97d47  lprold-3.0.44-0.alpha.rpm (6.1, AXP)

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You will find the update on our ftp-Server:

  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.1/n1/lprold-3.0.44-0.i386.rpm
  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.2/n1/lprold-3.0.44-0.i386.rpm
  ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.1/n1/lprold-3.0.44-0.alpha.rpm

Webpage for patches:
  https://www.suse.de/patches/index.html

or try the following web pages for a list of mirrors:
  https://www.suse.de/ftp.html
  https://www.suse.com/ftp_new.html

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