Foomatic/Krb5 Security Update for Debian
Posted on: 01/05/2012 12:14 PM

The following two updates has been released for Debian GNU/Linux: [SECURITY] [DSA 2380-1] foomatic-filters security update, and [SECURITY] [DSA 2379-1] krb5 security update

[SECURITY] [DSA 2380-1] foomatic-filters security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2380-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
January 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : foomatic-filters
Vulnerability : shell command injection
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-2697 CVE-2011-2964
Debian Bug : 635549

It was discovered that the foomatic-filters, a support package for
setting up printers, allowed authenticated users to submit crafted
print jobs which would execute shell commands on the print servers.

CVE-2011-2697 was assigned to the vulnerability in the Perl
implementation included in lenny, and CVE-2011-2964 to the
vulnerability affecting the C reimplementation part of squeeze.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.2-20080211-3.2+lenny1.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.0.5-6+squeeze1.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.9-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your foomatic-filters packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2379-1] krb5 security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2379-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Florian Weimer
January 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : krb5
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-1528 CVE-2011-1529

It was discovered that the Key Distribution Center (KDC) in Kerberos 5
crashes when processing certain crafted requests:

CVE-2011-1528
When the LDAP backend is used, remote users can trigger
a KDC daemon crash and denial of service.

CVE-2011-1529
When the LDAP or Berkeley DB backend is used, remote users
can trigger a NULL pointer dereference in the KDC daemon
and a denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected by these problems.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed
in version 1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze5.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.10+dfsg~alpha1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your krb5 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/




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