Fedora 18 : cups-1.5.4-20.fc18 (2012-19301)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update addresses CVE-2012-5519 by moving certain configuration
keywords into a separate file, cups-files.conf, which cannot be
modified by cupsd.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875898
http://www.nessus.org/u?319364aa

Solution :

Update the affected cups package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63482 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56494

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5519

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