Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25285
SUSE-SU-2014:0581-1 -- Security update for a2ps  

The text to postscript converter a2ps received a security update.
The fixps script did not call ghostscript with the -DSAFER option, allowing command execution by attacker supplied postscript files.
Security Issue reference:
* CVE-2014-0466 < >
Create Date: 2014-07-15 Last Update Date: 2014-09-08

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
  • a2ps



The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
IF : a2ps RPM is earlier than 0:4.13-1326.37.1
Linux : RPM Test :  a2ps RPM is earlier than 0:4.13-1326.37.1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
RPM Version less than 0:4.13-1326.37.1 (datatype=evr_string)
version is earlier than 0:4.13-1326.37.1 linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Operation system section
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.x is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25140
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.x is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17270

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