openSUSE Security Update : cups (openSUSE-2015-418)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 84184
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fixes the following issues :
- CVE-2015-1158 and CVE-2015-1159 fixes a possible privilege escalation via cross-site scripting and bad print job submission used to replace cupsd.conf on server (CUPS STR#4609 CERT-VU-810572 CVE-2015-1158 CVE-2015-1159 bugzilla.suse.com bsc#924208). In general it is crucial to limit access to CUPS to trustworthy users who do not misuse their permission to submit print jobs which means to upload arbitrary data onto the CUPS server, see https://en.opensuse.org/SDB:CUPS_and_SANE_Firewall_setti ngs and cf. the entries about CVE-2012-5519 below.
SolutionUpdate the affected cups packages.