CVE-2014-0466

NameCVE-2014-0466
DescriptionThe fixps script in a2ps 4.14 does not use the -dSAFER option when executing gs, which allows context-dependent attackers to delete arbitrary files or execute arbitrary commands via a crafted PostScript file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2892-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs742902

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
a2ps (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1:4.14-1.1+deb7u1fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1:4.14-1.3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
a2pssource(unstable)1:4.14-1.3medium742902
a2pssourcesqueeze1:4.14-1.1+deb6u1mediumDSA-2892-1
a2pssourcewheezy1:4.14-1.1+deb7u1mediumDSA-2892-1

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