SuSE Security Announcement - lproldJan 14, 2000, 20:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marc Heuse)
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 20:54:40 +0100 (MET)
SuSE Security Announcement
Package: lprold < 3.0.48
Affected SuSE versions: all including 6.3
A security hole was discovered in the package mentioned above. Please update as soon as possible or disable the service if you are using this software on your SuSE Linux installation(s).
Other Linux distributions or operating systems might be affected as well, please contact your vendor for information about this issue.
Please note, that that we provide this information on an "as-is" basis only. There is no warranty whatsoever and no liability for any direct, indirect or incidental damage arising from this information or the installation of the update package.
1. Problem Description
lprold is the default printer daemon.
Depending on the hosts.lpd configuration, unauthorized users may
use your printer (and issue a denial of service attack).
Update the package from our FTP server.
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates before installing: (For SuSE 6.0, please use the 6.1 updates)
ea107e004f8c101421a8b3951e7237fe ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.1/n1/lprold-3.0.48-0.alpha.rpm 8a175ed07a65ef4ea9c88a408aef1e4b ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/axp/update/6.3/n1/lprold-3.0.48-0.alpha.rpm a40c4313756d5b3870fd4bd90e74bc32 ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.1/n1/lprold-3.0.48-0.i386.rpm 13fbf962761751a5a8eec000da26202f ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.2/n1/lprold-3.0.48-0.i386.rpm 52b8bc00d744995f13b4f35da2c6cb5d ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/6.3/n1/lprold-3.0.48-0.i386.rpm
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