Debian Security Advisory

DLA-0022-1 cups -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Jul 2014
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-3537, CVE-2014-5029, CVE-2014-5030, CVE-2014-5031.
More information:

It was discovered that the web interface in CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System, incorrectly validated permissions on rss files and directory index files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass file permissions and read arbitrary files, possibly leading to a privilege escalation.

For Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in cups version 1.4.4-7+squeeze6