Descriptionlppasswd in CUPS before 1.7.1, when running with setuid privileges, allows local users to read portions of arbitrary files via a modified HOME environment variable and a symlink attack involving .cups/client.conf.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)bullseye2.3.3op2-3+deb11u6fixed
bullseye (security)2.3.3op2-3+deb11u2fixed
sid, trixie2.4.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssourcesqueeze(not affected)
cupssourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - cups <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced with 1.6.4)
[squeeze] - cups <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced with 1.6.4)

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