SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : cups (SUSE-SU-2015:1011-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 84016


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


This update fixes a privilege escalation via cross-site scripting and bad print job submission used to replace cupsd.conf on the server.
This combination of issues could lead to remote code execution.

CERT-VU-810572 has been assigned to this issue.

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.


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 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-cups=10707

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-cups=10707

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-cups=10707

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-cups=10707

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84016

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1011-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/08

Modified: 2015/09/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/08

Reference Information

OSVDB: 123116, 123117