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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.841241
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for cups USN-1654-1
Summary:Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-1654-1
Description:Summary:
Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-1654-1

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that users in the lpadmin group could modify certain CUPS
configuration options to escalate privileges. An attacker could use this to
potentially gain root privileges.

Affected Software/OS:
cups on Ubuntu 12.10,
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 11.10,
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5519
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Jun/msg00000.html
BugTraq ID: 56494
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56494
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/10/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/11/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/11/5
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0580
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0580.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1041 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00003.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:1044 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00006.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1056 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00010.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1654-1
XForce ISS Database: cups-systemgroup-priv-esc(80012)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80012
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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