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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6891

Original release date: 01/25/2014
Last revised: 03/05/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.2 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L4319
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0021.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 56531
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2014:015
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cups.org/blog.php?L704
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2082-1

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