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USN-906-1: CUPS vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/05/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The _cupsGetlang function, as used by lppasswd.c in lppasswd in CUPS 1.2.2, 1.3.7, 1.3.9, and 1.4.1, relies on an environment variable to determine the file that provides localized message strings, which allows local users to gain privileges via a file that contains crafted localization data with format string specifiers.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-cups
  • ubuntu-upgrade-cups-client
  • ubuntu-upgrade-cupsys
  • ubuntu-upgrade-cupsys-client

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