Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2014:015)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 72099


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


Updated cups packages fix security vulnerability :

Jann Horn discovered that the CUPS lppasswd tool incorrectly read a user configuration file in certain configurations. A local attacker could use this to read sensitive information from certain files, bypassing access restrictions (CVE-2013-6891).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 72099

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-015.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/23

Modified: 2014/05/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.2

Temporal Score: 1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-serial, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cups2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cups2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cups, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6891

BID: 64985

MDVSA: 2014:015