USN-1194-1: Foomatic filters vulnerabilities
22 August 2011
An attacker could send crafted input to Foomatic and cause it to run programs as the "lp" user.
- foomatic-filters - OpenPrinting printer support - filters
It was discovered that the foomatic-rip Foomatic filter incorrectly
handled command-line options. An attacker could use this flaw to cause
Foomatic to execute arbitrary code as the "lp" user.
In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the CUPS
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.