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CVE-2015-1159 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the cgi_puts function in cgi-bin/template.c in the template engine in CUPS before 2.0.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the QUERY parameter to help/.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.in/2015/06/owning-internet-printing-case-study-in.html Technical Description
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10702 Third Party Advisory
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-2015-1123.html
http://www.cups.org/blog.php?L1082 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3283
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/810572 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75106 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032556
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2629-1
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=924208 Issue Tracking
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1221642 Issue Tracking
https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=455 Exploit
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-07 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.cups.org/str.php?L4609 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cups:cups:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.0.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1159
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/22/2017