GLSA-201207-10 : 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-201207-10
(CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code using specially
crafted streams, IPP requests or files, or cause a Denial of Service
(daemon crash or hang). A local attacker may be able to gain escalated
privileges or overwrite arbitrary files. Furthermore, a remote attacker
may be able to obtain sensitive information from the CUPS process or
hijack a CUPS administrator authentication request.

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-1.4.8-r1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since September 03, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

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