CVE-2008-5184

NameCVE-2008-5184
DescriptionThe web interface (cgi-bin/admin.c) in CUPS before 1.3.8 uses the guest username when a user is not logged on to the web server, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended policy and conduct CSRF attacks via the (1) add and (2) cancel RSS subscription functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)stretch2.2.1-8+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)2.2.1-8+deb9u7fixed
buster2.2.10-6+deb10u4fixed
bullseye2.3.3op2-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.3.3op2-7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.3.8-1
cupsyssourceetch(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - cupsys <not-affected> (cupsys doesn't crash, code base changed, guest username not submitted)

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