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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 6:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201406-16 ] cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: cups-filters: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201406-16)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: June 16, 2014
Bug(s): #504474, #506518, #508844
ID: 201406-16

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in cups-filters, worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

cups-filters is an OpenPrinting CUPS Filters.

Affected Packages

Package: net-print/cups-filters
Vulnerable: < 1.0.53
Unaffected: >= 1.0.53
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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.

Resolution

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


References

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