Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : cups, cupsys vulnerability (USN-780-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Anibal Sacco discovered that CUPS did not properly handle certain
network operations. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw and
cause the CUPS server to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39311 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35169

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0949