SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : cups-filters (SUSE-SU-2015:1377-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

cups-filters was updated to fix two security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2015-3279: Texttopdf integer overflow (incomplete
fix for CVE-2015-3258) (bsc#937018).

- CVE-2015-3258: Texttopdf heap-based buffer overflow
(bsc#936281).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/936281
https://bugzilla.suse.com/937018
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3258.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3279.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?515f8e4c

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-393=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-393=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85398 ()

Bugtraq ID: 75436
75557

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3258
CVE-2015-3279

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