Debian: DSA-3429-1: foomatic-filters security update

    Date21 Dec 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Michal Kowalczyk and Adam Chester discovered that missing input sanitising in the foomatic-rip print filter might result in the execution of arbitrary commands.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3429-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 21, 2015                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : foomatic-filters
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-8327 CVE-2015-8560
    Debian Bug     : 806886 807993
    
    Michal Kowalczyk and Adam Chester discovered that missing input
    sanitising in the foomatic-rip print filter might result in the
    execution of arbitrary commands.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 4.0.17-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.0.17-5+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.0.17-7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your foomatic-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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