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Affecting cups package, versions <1.7.4-2

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Overview

The web interface in CUPS 1.7.4 allows local users in the lp group to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in /var/cache/cups/rss/ and language[0] set to null. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-3537.

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CVSS Score

2.8
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
CVE
CVE-2014-5029
CWE
CWE-59
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-CUPS-364408
Disclosed
29 Jul, 2014
Published
29 Jul, 2014