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    Debian: CUPS fix arbitrary code execution DSA-645-1

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    iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document format (PDF) suite. Similar code is present in the PDF processing part of CUPS. A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 645-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    January 19th, 2005            
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    Package        : cupsys
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2005-0064
    iDEFENSE has reported a buffer overflow in xpdf, the portable document
    format (PDF) suite.  Similar code is present in the PDF processing
    part of CUPS.  A maliciously crafted PDF file could exploit this
    problem, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.14-5woody12.
    In the unstable distribution (sid) CUPSYS does not use its own xpdf
    variant anymore but uses xpdf-utils.
    We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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