A buffer overflow in CUPS might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||net-print/cups on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.0.2-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.0.2-r1|
CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System, is a full-featured print server.
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"
July 16, 2016
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