Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : cups (cve_2014_2856_cross_site)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in
scheduler/client.c in Common Unix Printing System (CUPS)
before 1.7.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary
web script or HTML via the URL path, related to the
is_path_absolute function. (CVE-2014-2856)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2014_2856_cross_site

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.4.6.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80597 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2856

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