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CVE-2012-5519 Detail

Current Description

CUPS 1.4.4, when running in certain Linux distributions such as Debian GNU/Linux, stores the web interface administrator key in /var/run/cups/certs/0 using certain permissions, which allows local users in the lpadmin group to read or write arbitrary files as root by leveraging the web interface.

Source:  MITRE
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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=692791 Exploit
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Jun/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00010.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0580.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5784
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/10/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/11/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/11/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56494
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1654-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80012

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5519
NVD Published Date:
11/19/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017