GLSA-201510-08 : cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities

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


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201510-08
(cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted print
job using cups-filters, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-08

Solution :

All cups-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-filters-1.0.71'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86693 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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