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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3283-1 (cups - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System, is vulnerable to a remotely triggerable privilege escalation via cross-site scripting and bad print job submission used to replace cupsd.conf on the CUPS server.

Affected Software

Affected Software

cups on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.3-5+deb7u6. For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.5-11+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.5-12. We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)