SUSE SLES12 Security Update : cups154 (SUSE-SU-2015:1044-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119965
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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.

Solution

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2015-265=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=924208

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5519/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1158/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1159/

http://www.nessus.org/u?869fdae0

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119965

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1044-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/2/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-filters, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-filters-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cups154-libs-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/20/2012

Reference Information

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

BID: 56494, 75098, 75106