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USN-6361-1: CUPS vulnerability

12 September 2023

CUPS could be made to expose sensitive information.

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Releases

Packages

  • cups - Common UNIX Printing System(tm)

Details

It was discovered that CUPS incorrectly authenticated certain remote
requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
recently printed documents.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-6361-2: cups-bsd, cups-common, cups-daemon, cups-server-common, libcupsppdc1, cups-core-drivers, libcupscgi1, libcups2-dev, libcupscgi1-dev, cups-ipp-utils, cups-client, libcupsimage2-dev, libcupsppdc1-dev, cups-ppdc, libcupsmime1, libcups2, libcupsimage2, libcupsmime1-dev, cups