[USN-6128-2] CUPS vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Jun 1 15:50:50 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6128-2
June 01, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
CUPS could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.
- cups: Common UNIX Printing System(tm)
USN-6128-1 fixed a vulnerability in CUPS. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that CUPS incorrectly handled logging. A remote attacker
could use this issue to cause CUPS to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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