Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : cups, cupsys vulnerability (USN-1012-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Emmanuel Bouillon discovered that CUPS did not properly handle certain
Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) packets. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary
code. In the default installation in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and later,
attackers would be isolated by the CUPS AppArmor profile.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50490 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44530

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2941