The default configuration of the DVI print filter (dvips) in Red Hat
Linux 7.0 and earlier does not run dvips in secure mode when dvips is
executed by lpd, which could allow remote attackers to gain privileges
by printing a DVI file that contains malicious commands.
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BUGTRAQ:20010827 LPRng/rhs-printfilters - remote execution of commands
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