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A cups-filters security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 11 to address an issue that may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

DSA 5407-1: cups-filters security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5407-1 Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 21, 2023
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Package : cups-filters
CVE ID : CVE-2023-24805
Debian Bug : 1036224

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in cups-filters, when
using the Backend Error Handler (beh) backend to create an accessible
network printer, may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.28.7-1+deb11u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your cups-filters packages.

For the detailed security status of cups-filters please refer to its
security tracker page at:

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