GLSA-201406-16 : cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 76084


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-16 (cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker(s) could possibly execute arbitrary code utilizing multiple attack vectors, or a local attacker could gain escalated privileges via a specially crafted shared library.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All cups-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-filters-1.0.53'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76084

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/17

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:cups-filters, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6473, CVE-2013-6474, CVE-2013-6475, CVE-2013-6476, CVE-2014-2707

BID: 66158, 66161, 66163, 66166, 66601, 66624

GLSA: 201406-16