USN-2839-1: CUPS update

16 December 2015

A security improvement has been made to CUPS.

Releases

Packages

  • cups - Common UNIX Printing System(tm)

Details

As a security improvement against the POODLE attack, this update disables
SSLv3 support in the CUPS web interface.

For legacy environments where SSLv3 support is still required, it can be
re-enabled by adding "SSLOptions AllowSSL3" to /etc/cups/cupsd.conf.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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