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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3537

The web interface in CUPS before 1.7.4 allows local users in the lp group to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in /var/cache/cups/rss/.
Publish Date : 2014-07-23 Last Update Date : 2014-10-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.2
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2014:1388: cups security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141388 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-2014-3537

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Cups 1.7 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apple Cups 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apple Cups 1.7.1 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apple Cups 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apple Cups 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apple Cups 1.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Cups 6
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Fedoraproject Fedora 1

- References For CVE-2014-3537

http://secunia.com/advisories/59945
SECUNIA 59945
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-July/135528.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-8351
http://www.cups.org/blog.php?L724 CONFIRM
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L4450 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030611
SECTRACK 1030611
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68788
BID 68788 CUPS Web Interface CVE-2014-3537 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-10-17
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2293-1
UBUNTU USN-2293-1
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535 CONFIRM
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2014-10-16-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115576 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3537

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


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