Debian: DSA-2354-1: cups security update

    Date30 Nov 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Petr Sklenar and Tomas Hoger discovered that missing input sanitising in the GIF decoder inside the Cups printing system could lead to denial of service or potentially arbitrary code execution through crafted GIF files.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2354-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Yves-Alexis Perez
    November 28, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cups
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2896 CVE-2011-3170 
    
    Petr Sklenar and Tomas Hoger discovered that missing input sanitising in
    the GIF decoder inside the Cups printing system could lead to denial
    of service or potentially arbitrary code execution through crafted GIF 
    files.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.3.8-1+lenny10.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.4.4-7+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been
    fixed in version 1.5.0-8.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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