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 Severity: High
    Title: CUPS filters: Remote Code Execution
     Date: January 05, 2024
     Bugs: #906944
       ID: 202401-06

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability has been found in CUPS filters where remote code
execution is possible via the beh filter.

Background
==========

CUPS filters provides backends, filters, and other software that was
once part of the core CUPS distribution.

Affected packages
=================

Package                 Vulnerable    Unaffected
----------------------  ------------  -------------
net-print/cups-filters  < 1.28.17-r2  >= 1.28.17-r2

Description
===========

A vulnerability has been discovered in cups-filters. Please review the
CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
======

If you use beh to create an accessible network printer, this security
vulnerability can cause remote code execution.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All cups-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-filters-1.28.17-r2"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2023-24805
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-24805
[ 2 ] GHSA-gpxc-v2m8-fr3x

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202401-06

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2024 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-202401-06: CUPS filters: Remote Code Execution

A vulnerability has been found in CUPS filters where remote code execution is possible via the beh filter.

Summary

A vulnerability has been discovered in cups-filters. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Resolution

All cups-filters users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-filters-1.28.17-r2"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2023-24805 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-24805 [ 2 ] GHSA-gpxc-v2m8-fr3x

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202401-06

Concerns

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org.

Severity
Severity: High
Title: CUPS filters: Remote Code Execution
Date: January 05, 2024
Bugs: #906944
ID: 202401-06

Synopsis

A vulnerability has been found in CUPS filters where remote code execution is possible via the beh filter.

Background

CUPS filters provides backends, filters, and other software that was once part of the core CUPS distribution.

Affected Packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected ---------------------- ------------ ------------- net-print/cups-filters < 1.28.17-r2 >= 1.28.17-r2

Impact

If you use beh to create an accessible network printer, this security vulnerability can cause remote code execution.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

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