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The remote print service is potentially affected by an information
According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote
host is 1.6.x greater or equal to 1.6.4 or 1.7.x earlier than 1.7.1.
It is, therefore, potentially affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability related to the 'lppasswd' binary, setuid settings, and
the use of '~/.cups/client.conf' files that could allow a local
attacker to obtain contents from arbitrary files in certain
See also :
Upgrade to CUPS version 1.7.1 or later, or apply the vendor patch.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 71977 ()
Bugtraq ID: 64985
CVE ID: CVE-2013-6891
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