openSUSE Security Update : cups (openSUSE-2015-418)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 84184
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This 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 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 ngs and cf. the entries about CVE-2012-5519 below.


Update the affected cups packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84184

File Name: openSUSE-2015-418.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/15/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

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:novell:opensuse:cups, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-ddk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-ddk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2015

Reference Information

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