openSUSE Security Update : a2ps (openSUSE-SU-2014:0499-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

a2ps was updated to fix a security issue :

fixps called ghostscript without -dSAFER, enabling postscript files
processed by fixps to execute code on the system. (CVE-2014-0466)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00021.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871097

Solution :

Update the affected a2ps packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75316 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0466

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