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PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201510-08 ] cups-filters Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201510-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 31, 2015
Bug(s): #553644, #553836
ID: 201510-08


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cups-filters, the worst
of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.


cups-filters is an OpenPrinting CUPS Filters.

Affected Packages

Package: net-print/cups-filters
Vulnerable: < 1.0.71
Unaffected: >= 1.0.71
Architectures: All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cups-filters. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted print
job using cups-filters, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All cups-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-filters-1.0.71"


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