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Affecting cups package, versions <1.7.1-1

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Overview

lppasswd in CUPS before 1.7.1, when running with setuid privileges, allows local users to read portions of arbitrary files via a modified HOME environment variable and a symlink attack involving .cups/client.conf.

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CVSS Score

2.9
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
CVE
CVE-2013-6891
CWE
CWE-59
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-CUPS-364429
Disclosed
26 Jan, 2014
Published
26 Jan, 2014