[USN-6361-1] CUPS vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6361-1
September 12, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 23.04
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
CUPS could be made to expose sensitive information.
- cups: Common UNIX Printing System(tm)
It was discovered that CUPS incorrectly authenticated certain remote
requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain
recently printed documents.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
A CUPS security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS, 22.04 LTS, and 23.04.