[USN-6184-1] CUPS vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jun 22 16:03:40 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6184-1
June 22, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
CUPS could be made to crash or expose sensitive information over the
- cups: Common UNIX Printing System(tm)
It was discovered that CUPS incorrectly handled certain memory operations.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause CUPS to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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