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Category:Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2014-438)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.
The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the CUPS web interface. An attacker could use this flaw to perform a cross-site scripting attack against users of the CUPS web interface. (CVE-2014-2856 )It was discovered that CUPS allowed certain users to create symbolic links in certain directories under /var/cache/cups/. A local user with the 'lp' group privileges could use this flaw to read the contents of arbitrary files on the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-3537, CVE-2014-5029, CVE-2014-5030, CVE-2014-5031 )

Run yum update cups to update your system.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-3537
BugTraq ID: 68788
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:1388
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-2856
BugTraq ID: 66788
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-5029
Debian Security Information: DSA-2990 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-5030
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-5031
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