Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : cups vulnerability (USN-2082-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jann Horn discovered that the CUPS lppasswd tool incorrectly read a
user configuration file in certain configurations. A local attacker
could use this to read sensitive information from certain files,
bypassing access restrictions.

Solution :

Update the affected cups-client package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71990 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6891