Ubuntu 14.04 : cups-filters vulnerability (USN-2210-1)

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 :

Sebastian Krahmer discovered that cups-browsed incorrectly filtered
remote printer names and strings. A remote attacker could use this
issue to possibly execute arbitrary commands. (CVE-2014-2707)

Johannes Meixner discovered that cups-browsed ignored invalid
BrowseAllow directives. This could cause it to accept browse packets
from all hosts, contrary to intended configuration.

Solution :

Update the affected cups-browsed package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73941 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66624

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2707