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<glsa id="201404-01">
<title>CUPS: Arbitrary file read/write</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in CUPS may allow for arbitrary file access.</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">cups</product>
<announced>April 07, 2014</announced>
<revised>April 07, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>442926</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-print/cups" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.6.2-r5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.6.2-r5</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>CUPS, the Common Unix Printing System, is a full-featured print server.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Members of the lpadmin group have admin access to the web interface,
where they can
edit the config file and set some “dangerous” directives (like the
logfilenames), which enable them to read or write files as the user
running
the CUPS webserver.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker could possibly exploit this vulnerability to read or
write files as the user running the CUPS webserver.
</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 --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-print/cups-1.6.2-r5"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5519">CVE-2012-5519</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 30 Aug 2013 11:14:06 +0000">
pinkbyte
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:41:06 +0000">
pinkbyte
</metadata>
</glsa>