ESB-2018.1603 - [Debian] cups: Denial of service - Existing account 2018-05-28

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                               ESB-2018.1603
                           cups security update
                                28 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           cups
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 7
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-18248  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00018.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running cups check for an updated version of the software for their
         operating system.

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Package        : cups
Version        : 1.5.3-5+deb7u8
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-18248


CVE-2017-18248
    It was found that by submitting a print job with an invalid username,
    the CUPS server can be crashed, when D-Bus support is enabled (which
    is the case for Debian).


For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
1.5.3-5+deb7u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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