cups is not compiled with bind-now hardening option

Bug #986452 reported by Steve Beattie
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cups (Debian)
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cups (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

cups has been compiled with all the hardening options enabled since before ubuntu 10.04; however in the conversion to using the dpkg buildflags mechanism for hardening, the bind-now option was disabled.

To demonstrate, with cups 1.5.2-9ubuntu1 using the hardening-check utility from the hardening-includes package:

  $ hardening-check /usr/sbin/cupsd
  /usr/sbin/cupsd:
   Position Independent Executable: yes
   Stack protected: yes
   Fortify Source functions: yes (some protected functions found)
   Read-only relocations: yes
   Immediate binding: no not found!

it should return "Immediate binding: yes".

Please see http://wiki.debian.org/Hardening for more details about this option.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: cups 1.5.2-9ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-23.36-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CupsErrorLog:

Date: Fri Apr 20 16:06:32 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta amd64 (20120418)
Lpstat: Error: command ['lpstat', '-v'] failed with exit code 1: lpstat: No destinations added.
Lsusb:
 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
 Bus 001 Device 002: ID 80ee:0021 VirtualBox USB Tablet
MachineType: innotek GmbH VirtualBox
Papersize: letter
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=screen
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-23-generic root=UUID=ffa05bbe-ed05-43a9-908d-40bc146535b4 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: cups
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 12/01/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: innotek GmbH
dmi.bios.version: VirtualBox
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvninnotekGmbH:bvrVirtualBox:bd12/01/2006:svninnotekGmbH:pnVirtualBox:pvr1.2:
dmi.product.name: VirtualBox
dmi.product.version: 1.2
dmi.sys.vendor: innotek GmbH

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Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :
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Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

This was also reported in debian bug 662821 where it was fixed in 1.5.2-10; unfortunately only part of the changes from that version made it into the 1.5.2-9ubuntu1 version.

tags: added: regression-release
Changed in cups (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → precise-updates
Changed in cups (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Changed in cups (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Revision history for this message
Jamie Strandboge (jdstrand) wrote :

This is fixed in 12.10.

Changed in cups (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Triaged
milestone: none → precise-updates
Changed in cups (Ubuntu Quantal):
milestone: precise-updates → none
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

The Precise Pangolin has reached end of life, so this bug will not be fixed for that release

Changed in cups (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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