CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201510-07

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CUPS, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Affected Packages

net-print/cups on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.0.3
Unaffected versions >= 2.0.3

Background

CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System, is a full-featured print server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in cups. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-2.0.3"
 

References

Release Date
October 31, 2015

Latest Revision
October 31, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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