[USN-2532-1] cups-filters vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Mar 16 14:44:11 UTC 2015
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2532-1
March 16, 2015
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
cups-filters could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted
- cups-filters: OpenPrinting CUPS Filters
It was discovered that cups-browsed incorrectly filtered remote printer
names and strings. A remote attacker could use this issue to possibly
execute arbitrary commands.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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