Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2005:165)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in CUPS would treat a Location directive in cupsd.conf
as case-sensitive, allowing attackers to bypass intended ACLs via a
printer name containing uppercase or lowecase letters that are
different from that which was specified in the Location directive.
This issue only affects versions of CUPS prior to 1.1.21rc1.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19920 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-165.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2154

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