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Vulnerability of CUPS: code execution via /etc/cups/cups-files.conf

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via /etc/cups/cups-files.conf of CUPS, in order to run code.
Vulnerable systems: CUPS, Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 12/07/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-4183, DSA-4243-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2239-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2292-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2162-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2172-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2233-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26696.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via /etc/cups/cups-files.conf of CUPS, in order to run code.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as CUPS, Debian, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

CUPS: version 2.2.8.
The version 2.2.8 is fixed:
  https://github.com/apple/cups/releases/tag/v2.2.8

CUPS: patch.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 9: new cups packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: cups 2.2.1-8+deb9u2

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new cups packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: cups 2.2.7-lp150.2.3.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new cups packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: cups 1.7.5-12.6.1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new cups packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: cups 1.3.9-8.46.56.3.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new cups packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: cups 1.7.5-20.14.1

SUSE LE 15: new cups packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: cups 2.2.7-3.3.1

Wind River Linux: solution (16/10/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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