GLSA-201607-06 : CUPS: Buffer overflow

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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-201607-06
(CUPS: Buffer overflow)

A vulnerability has been discovered in CUPS concerning the handling of
compressed raster files.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-06

Solution :

All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-2.0.2-r1'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92350 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9679

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