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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201404-01
(CUPS: Arbitrary file read/write)
Members of the lpadmin group have admin access to the web interface,
where they can
edit the config file and set some &ldquo
directives (like the
logfilenames), which enable them to read or write files as the user
the CUPS webserver.
A local attacker could possibly exploit this vulnerability to read or
write files as the user running the CUPS webserver.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.6.2-r5'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73390 ()
Bugtraq ID: 56494
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5519
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