CUPS Printer List Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote printer service is leaking information.

Description :

The remote host is running CUPS (Common Unix Printing System).

It is possible to connect to this port and browse '/printers' to
obtain the list of printers this host can access. A remote attacker
could use this information to mount further attacks.

Solution :

Filter incoming traffic to this port.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 11754 (cups_browseable_printers_list.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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