USN-2341-1: CUPS vulnerabilities
08 September 2014
CUPS could be made to expose sensitive information, leading to privilege escalation.
- cups - Common UNIX Printing System(tm)
Salvatore Bonaccorso discovered that the CUPS web interface incorrectly
validated permissions and incorrectly handled symlinks. An attacker could
possibly use this issue to bypass file permissions and read arbitrary
files, possibly leading to a privilege escalation.