RHEL 7 : cups (RHSA-2020:1050)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135077

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1050 advisory.

- cups: Local privilege escalation to root due to insecure environment variable handling (CVE-2018-4180)

- cups: Manipulation of cupsd.conf by a local attacker resulting in limited reads of arbitrary files as root (CVE-2018-4181)

- cups: Session cookie generated by the CUPS web interface is easy to guess (CVE-2018-4300)

- cups: Predictable session cookie breaks CSRF protection (CVE-2018-4700)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/266.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/330.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/384.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/642.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4180

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4181

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4300

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-4700

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1050

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1607282

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1607291

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1649347

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1695929

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135077

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1050.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/1/2020

Updated: 5/13/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-4181

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-4180

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups-ipptool, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cups-lpd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/24/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-4180, CVE-2018-4181, CVE-2018-4700

BID: 106241, 107785

RHSA: 2020:1050

CWE: 266, 330, 384, 642