Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3303-1 cups-filters -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Jul 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-3258, CVE-2015-3279.
- More information:
It was discovered that the texttopdf utility, part of cups-filters, was susceptible to multiple heap-based buffer overflows due to improper handling of print jobs with a specially crafted line size. This could allow remote attackers to crash texttopdf or possibly execute arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.18-2.1+deb7u2.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.61-5+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.71-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups-filters packages.