Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1387-1 cups -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 May 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-18248.
- More information:
It was found that by submitting a print job with an invalid username, the CUPS server can be crashed, when D-Bus support is enabled (which is the case for Debian).
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.3-5+deb7u8.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS