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CVE-2008-5184 Detail

Description

The web interface (cgi-bin/admin.c) in CUPS before 1.3.8 uses the guest username when a user is not logged on to the web server, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended policy and conduct CSRF attacks via the (1) add and (2) cancel RSS subscription functions.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/20/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/03/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of CUPS as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. Versions shipped do not support RSS subscriptions.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2774
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/pwning-ubuntu-via-cups/ Exploit
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:028
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/19/3

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.3.7

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5184
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2008
NVD Last Modified:
01/29/2009