Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : cups vulnerabilities (USN-2144-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Florian Weimer discovered that the pdftoopvp filter bundled in the
CUPS package incorrectly handled memory. An attacker could possibly
use this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the lp
user. (CVE-2013-6474, CVE-2013-6475)

Florian Weimer discovered that the pdftoopvp filter bundled in the
CUPS package did not restrict driver directories. An attacker could
possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the lp user. (CVE-2013-6476).

Solution :

Update the affected cups package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72979 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6474
CVE-2013-6475
CVE-2013-6476