Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1936-1 cups -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Sep 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-4300.
- More information:
An issue has been found in cups, the Common UNIX Printing System(tm).
While generating a session cookie for the CUPS web interface, a predictable random number seed was used. This could lead to unauthorized scripted access to the enabled web interface.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.7.5-11+deb8u6.
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