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.
Published 2012-11-20 00:55:01
Updated 2023-02-13 00:26:44
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2012-5519

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2012-5519
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 631
IPs affected by CVE-2012-5519 91,662
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-5519

0.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-5519

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-5519

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-5519

Products affected by CVE-2012-5519

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