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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN185-1 : cupsys vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
cupsys vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- cupsys
- cupsys-bsd
- cupsys-client
- libcupsimage2
- libcupsimage2-dev
- libcupsys2-dev
- libcupsys2-gnutls10


Description :

A flaw was detected in the printer access control list checking in the
CUPS server. Printer names were compared in a case sensitive manner

by modifying the capitalization of printer names, a remote attacker
could circumvent ACLs and print to printers he should not have access
to.

The Ubuntu 5.04 version of cupsys is not vulnerable against this.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- cupsys-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- cupsys-bsd-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- cupsys-client-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsimage2-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsimage2-dev-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsys2-dev-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcupsys2-gnutls10-1.1.20final+cvs20040330-4ubuntu16.5 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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