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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-30
(CUPS: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code)
The Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function in Xpdf's Decrypt.cc
insufficiently checks boundaries when processing /Encrypt /Length tags
in PDF files (GLSA 200501-28).
This issue could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code by sending a malicious print job to a CUPS spooler.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.1.23-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16421 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-30.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0064
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