blob: 4e00f7530b6755fbd777b54122fd0badf966197f [file] [log] [blame]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200410-06">
<title>CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information</title>
<synopsis>
CUPS leaks information about user names and passwords when using remote
printing to SMB-shared printers which require authentication.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">cups</product>
<announced>October 09, 2004</announced>
<revised>October 09, 2004: 01</revised>
<bug>66501</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-print/cups" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="rge">1.1.20-r3</unaffected>
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.21-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.1.20-r2</vulnerable>
<vulnerable range="eq">1.1.21</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) is a cross-platform print spooler.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
When printing to a SMB-shared printer requiring authentication, CUPS leaks
the user name and password to a logfile.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local user could gain knowledge of sensitive authentication data.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r3"
# emerge ">=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r3"</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0923">CAN-2004-0923</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 8 Oct 2004 18:27:07 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 8 Oct 2004 21:07:38 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
</glsa>