Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
A flaw was detected in the printer access control list checking in the
CUPS server. Printer names were compared in a case sensitive manner
by modifying the capitalization of printer names, a remote attacker
could circumvent ACLs and print to printers he should not have access
The Ubuntu 5.04 version of cupsys is not vulnerable against this.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20596 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-2154