Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups-pk-helper (MDVSA-2013:069)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66083
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdated 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).
SolutionUpdate the affected cups-pk-helper package.