SUSE SLES11 Security Update : cups (SUSE-SU-2018:2233-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 111592

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for cups fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-4180: Fix local privilege escalation to root in dnssd backend (bsc#1096405).

- CVE-2018-4181: Limited local file reads as root via cupsd.conf include directive (bsc#1096406).

- CVE-2018-4182: Fix cups-exec sandbox bypass due to insecure error handling (bsc#1096407).

- CVE-2018-4183: Fix cups-exec sandbox bypass due to profile misconfiguration (bsc#1096408).

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-cups-13718=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-cups-13718=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-cups-13718=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096405

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096406

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096407

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1096408

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4180/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4181/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4182/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4183/

http://www.nessus.org/u?92f6927b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111592

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2233-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/8/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups-libs, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 8/7/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4180, CVE-2018-4181, CVE-2018-4182, CVE-2018-4183