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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was discovered that CUPS administrative users (members of the
SystemGroups groups) who are permitted to perform CUPS configuration
changes via the CUPS web interface could manipulate the CUPS
configuration to gain unintended privileges. Such users could read or
write arbitrary files with the privileges of the CUPS daemon, possibly
allowing them to run arbitrary code with root privileges.
After installing this update, the ability to change certain CUPS
configuration directives remotely will be disabled by default. The
newly introduced ConfigurationChangeRestriction directive can be used
to enable the changing of the restricted directives remotely.
After installing this update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64963 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5519
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