Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : cups, cupsys vulnerability (USN-856-1)

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 :

Aaron Sigel discovered that the CUPS web interface incorrectly
protected against cross-site scripting (XSS) and cross-site request
forgery (CSRF) attacks. If an authenticated user were tricked into
visiting a malicious website while logged into CUPS, a remote attacker
could modify the CUPS configuration and possibly steal confidential

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42466 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36958

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2820