Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Petr Sklenar discovered that the cups-filters texttopdf filter
incorrectly handled line sizes. A remote attacker could use this issue
to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the lp user. (CVE-2015-3258, CVE-2015-3279).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected cups-filters package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false