Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3430-1 cups-filters -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 May 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1036224.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-24805.
- More information:
It was discovered that missing input sanitising in cups-filters, when using the Backend Error Handler (beh) backend to create an accessible network printer, may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.
For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.21.6-5+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups-filters packages.
For the detailed security status of cups-filters please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/cups-filters
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS