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Mandriva: 2014:076: a2ps Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated a2ps packages fix security vulnerability: Brian M. Carlson reported that a2ps's fixps script does not invoke gs with the -dSAFER option. Consequently executing fixps on a malicious PostScript file could result in files being deleted or arbitrary [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:076
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : a2ps
 Date    : April 10, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated a2ps packages fix security vulnerability:
 
 Brian M. Carlson reported that a2ps's fixps script does not invoke gs
 with the -dSAFER option. Consequently executing fixps on a malicious
 PostScript file could result in files being deleted or arbitrary
 commands being executed with the privileges of the user running fixps
 (CVE-2014-0466).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0466
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0161.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 0f667f19c4473c76c7f0bb883b018686  mbs1/x86_64/a2ps-4.14-13.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 84621cd5370ef5f670042b56e752f3a6  mbs1/x86_64/a2ps-devel-4.14-13.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 8cb69125b529ae6be772e21cc24aad6c  mbs1/x86_64/a2ps-static-devel-4.14-13.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 f46a477d2bfcb3fe38349c8256b9f25e  mbs1/SRPMS/a2ps-4.14-13.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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