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CVE-2011-2924 Detail

Current Description

foomatic-rip filter v4.0.12 and prior 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-2924 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-2924 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/foomatic-filters/4.0.12-1 Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://lwn.net/Articles/459979/ Third Party Advisory
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2924 Third Party Advisory
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/08/5/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:linuxfoundation:foomatic-filters:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.0.12

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2924
NVD Published Date:
11/19/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/25/2019