Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3283-1 cups -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Jun 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-1158, CVE-2015-1159.
- More information:
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.
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.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.5-12.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.