GLSA-200812-11 : CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200812-11
(CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Several buffer overflows were found in:
The read_rle16 function in imagetops (CVE-2008-3639, found by
regenrecht, reported via ZDI)
The WriteProlog function in texttops (CVE-2008-3640, found by
regenrecht, reported via ZDI)
The Hewlett-Packard Graphics Language (HPGL) filter (CVE-2008-3641,
found by regenrecht, reported via iDefense)
The _cupsImageReadPNG function (CVE-2008-5286, reported by iljavs)

Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted input to a vulnerable
server, resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the server.

Workaround :

None this time.

See also :

Solution :

All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version.
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.3.9-r1'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35086 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-11.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31688

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3639