Ubuntu 2532-1: cups-filters vulnerability

    Date 16 Mar 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    cups-filters could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2532-1
    March 16, 2015
    
    cups-filters vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.10
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    cups-filters could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted
    network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - cups-filters: OpenPrinting CUPS Filters
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that cups-browsed incorrectly filtered remote printer
    names and strings. A remote attacker could use this issue to possibly
    execute arbitrary commands.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.10:
      cups-browsed                    1.0.61-0ubuntu2.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      cups-browsed                    1.0.52-0ubuntu1.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2532-1
      CVE-2015-2265
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups-filters/1.0.61-0ubuntu2.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups-filters/1.0.52-0ubuntu1.4
    
    
    

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