Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL7.x x86_64 (20200407)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135803

Synopsis

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

Description

* cups: Local privilege escalation to root due to insecure environment variable handling * cups: Manipulation of cupsd.conf by a local attacker resulting in limited reads of arbitrary files as root * cups:
Predictable session cookie breaks CSRF protection

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?964dcd24

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135803

File Name: sl_20200407_cups_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/21/2020

Updated: 5/16/2022

Supported Sensors: 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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-filesystem, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-ipptool, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:cups-lpd, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/11/2019

Reference Information

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