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USN-2172-1: CUPS vulnerability

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USN-2172-1: CUPS vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/28/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in scheduler/client.c in Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) before 1.7.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URL path, related to the is_path_absolute function.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-cups

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