[USN-6083-2] cups-filters vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6083-2
June 19, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
cups-filters could be made to crash or run programs if it received
specially crafted network traffic.
- cups-filters: OpenPrinting CUPS Filters
USN-6083-1 fixed a vulnerability in cups-filters. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that cups-filters incorrectly handled the beh CUPS
backend. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the
backend to stop responding or to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
A cups-filters vulnerability security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS.