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Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 14:35:28 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: Sebastian Krahmer <>
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: hplip/foomatic-filters

On 07/13/2011 12:53 PM, Sebastian Krahmer wrote:
> Hi
> The foomatic filters of the hplip package allow remote users
> to execute arbitrary commands as the lp user. The flaw allows
> hosts which are listed in the printing ACL or local users to
> pass PPD file arguments to the foomatic filters. A PoC was
> demonstrated using the CUPS server.
> More info and patches are here:

Please use CVE-2011-2697 for this.

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

> Sebastian

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