CVE-2015-3258

NameCVE-2015-3258
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the WriteProlog function in filter/texttopdf.c in texttopdf in cups-filters before 1.0.70 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a small line size in a print job.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-314-1, DSA-3303-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.5.3-5+deb7u6fixed
jessie1.7.5-11+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)1.7.5-11+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.1-8fixed
buster, sid2.2.6-2fixed
cups-filters (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.0.18-2.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.61-5+deb8u3fixed
stretch1.11.6-3fixed
buster, sid1.17.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.5.0-16high
cupssourcesqueeze1.4.4-7+squeeze10highDLA-314-1
cups-filterssource(unstable)1.0.70-1high
cups-filterssourcejessie1.0.61-5+deb8u1highDSA-3303-1
cups-filterssourcewheezy1.0.18-2.1+deb7u2highDSA-3303-1

Notes

cups moved filters to separate package in 1.5.0-16
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1235385

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