Ubuntu 15.04 : cups-filters vulnerability (USN-2725-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 85684
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionSeth Arnold discovered that ippusbxd in the cups-filters package would incorrectly listen to all configured network interfaces. A remote attacker could use this issue to possibly access locally-connected printers.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected cups-filters-ippusbxd package.