Debian DSA-3283-1 : cups - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 84063
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System, is vulnerable to a remotely triggerable privilege escalation via cross-site scripting and bad print job submission used to replace cupsd.conf on the CUPS server.


Upgrade the cups packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.3-5+deb7u6.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.5-11+deb8u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84063

File Name: debian_DSA-3283.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/10/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/9/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1158, CVE-2015-1159

DSA: 3283