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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the CUPS web interface.
An attacker could use this flaw to perform a cross-site scripting
attack against users of the CUPS web interface. (CVE-2014-2856)
It was discovered that CUPS allowed certain users to create symbolic
links in certain directories under /var/cache/cups/. A local user with
the 'lp' group privileges could use this flaw to read the contents of
arbitrary files on the system or, potentially, escalate their
privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-3537, CVE-2014-5029,
After installing this update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 78842 ()
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