USN-2725-1: cups-filters vulnerability
27 August 2015
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 15.04
cups-filters would allow unintended access to printers over the network.
- cups-filters - OpenPrinting CUPS Filters
Seth Arnold discovered that ippusbxd in the cups-filters package would incorrectly listen to all configured network interfaces. A remote attacker could use this issue to possibly access locally-connected printers.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.