USN-2659-1: cups-filters vulnerabilities
6 July 2015
cups-filters could be made to crash or run programs as the lp user if it processed a specially crafted print job.
- cups-filters - OpenPrinting CUPS Filters
Petr Sklenar discovered that the cups-filters texttopdf filter incorrectly
handled line sizes. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code as the lp user.
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.