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CVE-2014-3537 Detail

Description

The web interface in CUPS before 1.7.4 allows local users in the lp group to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in /var/cache/cups/rss/.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/23/2014

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-2014-0313.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-July/135528.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1388.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/60273
http://secunia.com/advisories/60787
http://www.cups.org/blog.php?L724 Vendor Advisory
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L4450
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:108
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68788 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030611
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2293-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115576
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7.1:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.7.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3537
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/06/2017