Debian Security Advisory
DLA-159-1 cups -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Feb 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9679.
- More information:
Peter De Wachter discovered that CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System, did not correctly parse compressed raster files. By submitting a specially crafted raster file, a remote attacker could use this vulnerability to trigger a buffer overflow.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.4-7+squeeze7.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.3-5+deb7u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.