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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3537

The web interface in CUPS before 1.7.4 allows local users in the lp group to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in /var/cache/cups/rss/.
Publish Date : 2014-07-23 Last Update Date : 2017-01-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: SUSE-SU-2014:1023-1 -- Security update for CUPS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26945 unix
DEPRECATED: SUSE-SU-2014:1022-1 -- Security update for CUPS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26449 unix
DSA-2990-1 -- cups - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26188 unix
ELSA-2014-1388 -- cups security and bug fix update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26570 unix
RHBA-2015:0386: cups bug fix and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20150386 unix
RHSA-2014:1388: cups security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141388 unix
RHSA-2014:1388: cups security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27056 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1022-1 -- Security update for CUPS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26696 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1023-1 -- Security update for CUPS oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26600 unix
USN-2293-1 -- cups vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26078 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3537

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Cups * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apple Cups 1.7 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apple Cups 1.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apple Cups 1.7.1 B1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apple Cups 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apple Cups 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 - LTS * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Cups 6
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Fedoraproject Fedora 1

- References For CVE-2014-3537
SECTRACK 1030611
BID 68788 CUPS Web Interface CVE-2014-3537 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-10-17

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3537

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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