How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
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.
See also :
Run 'yum update cups' to update your system.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69729 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5519
Nessus Professional: Scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreNessus Cloud: The power of Nessus for teams – from the cloud
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.