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|Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:26 pm Post subject: [ glsa 201607-06 ] cups
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: CUPS: Buffer overflow (GLSA 201607-06)
Date: July 16, 2016
A buffer overflow in CUPS might allow remote attackers to execute
CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System, is a full-featured print server.
Vulnerable: < 2.0.2-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.0.2-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability has been discovered in CUPS concerning the handling of
compressed raster files.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-2.0.2-r1"