FreeBSD : cups-filters -- code execution (6dbae1a8-a4e6-11e5-b864-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87481


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Salvatore Bonaccorso reports :

Cups Filters/Foomatic Filters does not consider backtick as an illegal escape character.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87481

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6dbae1a8a4e611e5b86414dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/12/18

Modified: 2015/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cups-filters, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:foomatic-filters, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8327