Executive Summary

Name MDVSA-2014:015 First vendor Publication 2014-01-22
Vendor Mandriva Last vendor Modification 2014-01-22
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 1.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 1.9 Authentication None Required
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Updated cups packages fix security vulnerability:

Jann Horn discovered that the CUPS lppasswd tool incorrectly read a user configuration file in certain configurations. A local attacker could use this to read sensitive information from certain files, bypassing access restrictions (CVE-2013-6891).

Original Source

Url : http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:015

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22384
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22384
Title: USN-2082-1 -- cups vulnerability
Description: CUPS could be made to expose sensitive information.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-2082-1
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 12.10
Product(s): cups
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 112
Os 3

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-01-23 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-015.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-01-16 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-2082-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-01-15 Name : The remote print service is potentially affected by an information disclosure...
File : cups_1_7_1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2014-02-17 11:44:17
  • Multiple Updates
2014-01-27 21:24:13
  • Multiple Updates
2014-01-26 13:21:59
  • Multiple Updates
2014-01-22 17:18:28
  • First insertion