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USN-6083-1: cups-filters vulnerability

17 May 2023

cups-filters could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that cups-filters incorrectly handled the beh CUPS
backend. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the
backend to stop responding or to execute arbitrary code.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-6083-2: libfontembed1, libcupsfilters-dev, cups-filters-core-drivers, cups-filters, cups-browsed, libfontembed-dev, libcupsfilters1