USN-2520-1: CUPS vulnerability
26 February 2015
CUPS could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially crafted file.
- cups - Common UNIX Printing System(tm)
Peter De Wachter discovered that CUPS incorrectly handled certain malformed
compressed raster files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
CUPS to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.