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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5519

CUPS 1.4.4, when running in certain Linux distributions such as Debian GNU/Linux, stores the web interface administrator key in /var/run/cups/certs/0 using certain permissions, which allows local users in the lpadmin group to read or write arbitrary files as root by leveraging the web interface.
Publish Date : 2012-11-19 Last Update Date : 2013-06-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013:0580: cups security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23976 unix
ELSA-2013:0580: cups security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23313 unix
RHSA-2013:0580: cups security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21140 unix
RHSA-2013:0580: cups security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130580 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-5519

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Cups 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Cups 1
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2012-5519

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0580.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0580
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/11/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20121111 Re: Privilege escalation (lpadmin -> root) in cups
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/10/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20121110 Privilege escalation (lpadmin -> root) in cups
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5784 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1654-1
UBUNTU USN-1654-1
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=692791 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Jun/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2013-06-04-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80012
XF cups-systemgroup-priv-esc(80012)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56494
BID 56494 CUPS CVE-2012-5519 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-04-08
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/11/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20121111 Re: Privilege escalation (lpadmin -> root) in cups

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5519

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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