GLSA-200501-30 : CUPS: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code

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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-200501-30
(CUPS: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code)

The Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function in Xpdf's
insufficiently checks boundaries when processing /Encrypt /Length tags
in PDF files (GLSA 200501-28).

Impact :

This issue could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code by sending a malicious print job to a CUPS spooler.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :


Solution :

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)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0064

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