GLSA-201607-06 : CUPS: Buffer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92350
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-2.0.2-r1'