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Debian: DSA-3303-1: cups-filters security update

Date 07 Jul 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that the texttopdf utility, part of cups-filters, was susceptible to multiple heap-based buffer overflows due to improper handling of print jobs with a specially crafted line size. This could allow remote attackers to crash texttopdf or possibly execute arbitrary

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3303-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
July 07, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cups-filters
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3258 CVE-2015-3279

It was discovered that the texttopdf utility, part of cups-filters, was
susceptible to multiple heap-based buffer overflows due to improper
handling of print jobs with a specially crafted line size. This could
allow remote attackers to crash texttopdf or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
in version 1.0.18-2.1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.61-5+deb8u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.0.71-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cups-filters packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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