SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : cups (SUSE-SU-2015:1041-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The following issues are fixed by this update :

- CVE-2012-5519: privilege escalation via cross-site
scripting and bad print job submission used to replace
cupsd.conf on server (bsc#924208).

- CVE-2015-1158: Improper Update of Reference Count

- CVE-2015-1159: Cross-Site Scripting

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
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5519.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1158.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1159.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a991a12b

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 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-264=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-264=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-264=1

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: 84145 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56494
75098
75106

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5519
CVE-2015-1158
CVE-2015-1159

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