Your submission was sent successfully! Close

You have successfully unsubscribed! Close

Thank you for signing up for our newsletter!
In these regular emails you will find the latest updates about Ubuntu and upcoming events where you can meet our team.Close

USN-6128-1: CUPS vulnerability

1 June 2023

CUPS could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Reduce your security exposure

Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

Learn more about Ubuntu Pro

Releases

Packages

  • cups - Common UNIX Printing System(tm)

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.

Reduce your security exposure

Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

Learn more about Ubuntu Pro

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6128-2: cups-bsd, libcupsppdc1, cups, cups-server-common, libcupsmime1, libcups2, libcupscgi1, cups-daemon, cups-core-drivers, cups-ipp-utils, libcupsimage2, libcupsppdc1-dev, cups-ppdc, libcups2-dev, cups-client, libcupscgi1-dev, cups-common, libcupsmime1-dev, libcupsimage2-dev