Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups-pk-helper (MDVSA-2013:069)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated cups-pk-helper package fixes security vulnerability :

cups-pk-helper, a PolicyKit helper to configure CUPS with fine-grained
privileges, wraps CUPS function calls in an insecure way. This could
lead to uploading sensitive data to a CUPS resource, or overwriting
specific files with the content of a CUPS resource. The user would
have to explicitly approve the action (CVE-2012-4510).

Solution :

Update the affected cups-pk-helper package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66083 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55911

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4510

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