Bug 19509 - lpr: another local root compromise
lpr: another local root compromise
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lpr (Show other bugs)
6.2
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
David Lawrence
http://crash.ihug.co.nz/~Sneuro/lpd-a...
: Security
Depends On:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2000-10-21 12:05 EDT by Chris Evans
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2000-10-21 12:05:45 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
CRM:
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---


Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Chris Evans 2000-10-21 12:05:40 EDT
See the URL.
Alternatively, see the Bugtraq post in which this was recently reported:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/140614

This also illustrates the hazards of
1) Binaries not owned by root
2) Re-use of the same uid for different purposes/subsystems
Comment 1 Crutcher Dunnavant 2000-10-23 11:47:19 EDT
This was fixed in an old groff update for 6x and 5x,
get the latest updates, install, and this is gone.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.