CVE-2012-4510

NameCVE-2012-4510
Descriptioncups-pk-helper before 0.2.3 does not properly wrap the (1) cupsGetFile and (2) cupsPutFile function calls, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to read or overwrite sensitive files using CUPS resources.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2562-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups-pk-helper (PTS)wheezy0.2.3-3fixed
stretch, sid, jessie0.2.5-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cups-pk-helpersource(unstable)0.2.3-1medium
cups-pk-helpersourcesqueeze0.1.0-3mediumDSA-2562-1

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