USN-6184-2: CUPS vulnerability
17 July 2023
CUPS could be made to crash or expose sensitive information over the network.
- cups - Common UNIX Printing System(tm)
USN-6184-1 fixed a vulnerability in CUPS. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
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 to possibly obtain sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-6184-1: cups-bsd, cups-core-drivers, cups-common, cups-client, cups-ppdc, libcups2-dev, libcupsimage2, libcups2, cups-daemon, cups-ipp-utils, libcupsimage2-dev, cups-server-common, cups