Debian DLA-3029-1 : cups - LTS security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 161628

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3029 advisory.

- A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in Security Update 2022-003 Catalina, macOS Monterey 12.3, macOS Big Sur 11.6.5. An application may be able to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2022-26691)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the cups packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.1-8+deb9u8.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=1011769

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/cups

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3029

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-26691

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/cups

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 161628

File Name: debian_DLA-3029.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/27/2022

Updated: 6/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26691

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-bsd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-core-drivers, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-daemon, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-ipp-utils, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-ppdc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups-server-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcups2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcups2-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcupscgi1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcupsimage2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcupsimage2-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcupsmime1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcupsppdc1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/27/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-26691