[USN-2725-1] cups-filters vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Aug 27 17:10:15 UTC 2015

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2725-1
August 27, 2015

cups-filters vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 15.04


cups-filters would allow unintended access to printers over the network.

Software Description:
- cups-filters: OpenPrinting CUPS Filters


Seth Arnold discovered that ippusbxd in the cups-filters package would
incorrectly listen to all configured network interfaces. A remote attacker
could use this issue to possibly access locally-connected printers.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04:
  cups-filters-ippusbxd           1.0.67-0ubuntu2.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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