SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : cups (SUSE-SU-2015:1011-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes a privilege escalation via cross-site scripting and
bad print job submission used to replace cupsd.conf on the server.
This combination of issues could lead to remote code execution.

CERT-VU-810572 has been assigned to this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/924208
http://www.nessus.org/u?47085e50
http://www.nessus.org/u?d51595b4

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-cups=10707

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-cups=10707

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-cups=10707

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-cups=10707

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84016 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now