cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201510-08

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

Affected Packages

net-print/cups-filters on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.0.71
Unaffected versions >= 1.0.71

Background

cups-filters is an OpenPrinting CUPS Filters.

Description

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

Impact

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All cups-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-filters-1.0.71"
 

References

Release Date
October 31, 2015

Latest Revision
October 31, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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