Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2176-1 cups -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 02 Mar 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2008-5183, CVE-2009-3553, CVE-2010-0540, CVE-2010-0542, CVE-2010-1748, CVE-2010-2431, CVE-2010-2432, CVE-2010-2941.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Common UNIX Printing System:
A null pointer dereference in RSS job completion notifications could lead to denial of service.
It was discovered that incorrect file descriptor handling could lead to denial of service.
A cross-site request forgery vulnerability was discovered in the web interface.
Incorrect memory management in the filter subsystem could lead to denial of service.
Information disclosure in the web interface.
Emmanuel Bouillon discovered a symlink vulnerability in handling of cache files.
Denial of service in the authentication code.
Incorrect memory management in the IPP code could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.8-1+lenny9.
The stable distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid) had already been fixed prior to the initial Squeeze release.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.