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

    Date07 Jul 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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