CVE-2011-2923

NameCVE-2011-2923
Descriptionfoomatic-rip filter, all versions, used insecurely creates temporary files for storage of PostScript data by rendering the data when the debug mode was enabled. This flaw may be exploited by a local attacker to conduct symlink attacks by overwriting arbitrary files accessible with the privileges of the user running the foomatic-rip universal print filter.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
foomatic-filters (PTS)jessie (security), jessie4.0.17-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch4.0.17-9vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster4.0.17-11vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
foomatic-filterssource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

debug mode-only

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