Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-539-1
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Alin Rad Pop discovered that CUPS did not correctly validate buffer lengths when processing IPP tags. Remote attackers successfully exploiting this vulnerability would gain access to the non-root CUPS user in Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 6.10, and 7.04. In Ubuntu 7.10, attackers would be isolated by the AppArmor CUPS profile.
cupsys vulnerability on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10 , Ubuntu 7.04 , Ubuntu 7.10