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CVE-2013-6891 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.2 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0021.html
http://www.cups.org/blog.php?L704
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L4319 Exploit Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:015
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2082-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.7.0
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7.1:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-6891
NVD Published Date:
01/25/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2014