Intrusion Prevention

Apple.CUPS.Web.Interface.HTTP.URL.Handling.XSS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in CUPS Web Interface.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when handling a malicious HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary script code within the context of the user's browser, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

Apple Computer Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) prior to 2.0.3

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary script code within the context of the target user's browser.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.cups.org/blog.php?L1082

CVE References

CVE-2015-1159