Executive Summary

Title CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-201908-08 First vendor Publication 2019-08-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2019-08-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CUPS, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System, is a full-featured print server.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in CUPS. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-2.2.8"


[ 1 ] CVE-2017-15400 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-15400
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-4180 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4180
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-4181 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4181
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-4182 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4182
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-4183 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4183
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-6553 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6553


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-08.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-93 Failure to Sanitize CRLF Sequences ('CRLF Injection')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 2
Application 1
Os 114
Os 4
Os 2
Os 289

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-bdc5bfaedc.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-16 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1426.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-12 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4243.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-08-15 21:18:41
  • First insertion