Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-1012-1
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Emmanuel Bouillon discovered that CUPS did not properly handle certain Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. In the default installation in Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and later, attackers would be isolated by the CUPS AppArmor profile.
cups, cupsys vulnerability on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 8.04 LTS , Ubuntu 9.10 , Ubuntu 10.04 LTS