Updated cups-filters package fixes security vulnerabilityPublication date: 08 Jul 2015
Affected Mageia releases : 4 , 5
CVE: CVE-2015-3258 , CVE-2015-3279
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in the way the texttopdf utility of cups-filters processed print jobs with a specially crafted line size. An attacker being able to submit print jobs could exploit this flaw to crash texttopdf or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the 'lp' user (CVE-2015-3258, CVE-2015-3279).