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[GLSA-200501-30] CUPS: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
CUPS: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-30
(CUPS: Stack overflow in included Xpdf code)


The Decrypt::makeFileKey2 function in Xpdf's Decrypt.cc
insufficiently checks boundaries when processing /Encrypt /Length tags
in PDF files (GLSA 200501-28).

Impact

This issue could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code by sending a malicious print job to a CUPS spooler.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0064
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-28.xml


Solution:
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-1.1.23-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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