Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3429-1 foomatic-filters -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Dec 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 806886, Bug 807993.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8327, CVE-2015-8560.
- More information:
Michal Kowalczyk and Adam Chester discovered that missing input sanitising in the foomatic-rip print filter might result in the execution of arbitrary commands.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.17-1+deb7u1.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.17-5+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.17-7.
We recommend that you upgrade your foomatic-filters packages.