GLSA-200410-06 : CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-06
(CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information)

When printing to a SMB-shared printer requiring authentication, CUPS leaks
the user name and password to a logfile.

Impact :

A local user could gain knowledge of sensitive authentication data.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200410-06.xml

Solution :

All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r3'
# emerge '>=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r3'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15444 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0923