Ubuntu 15.04 : cups-filters vulnerability (USN-2725-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Seth Arnold discovered that ippusbxd in the cups-filters package would
incorrectly listen to all configured network interfaces. A remote
attacker could use this issue to possibly access locally-connected
printers.

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

Solution :

Update the affected cups-filters-ippusbxd package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85684 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6520

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