CVE-2014-5029

NameCVE-2014-5029
DescriptionThe web interface in CUPS 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/ and language[0] set to null. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-3537.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-0022-1, DSA-2990-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.5.3-5+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.7.5-11+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.1-8fixed
buster2.2.4-7fixed
sid2.2.5-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.7.4-2low
cupssourcesqueeze1.4.4-7+squeeze6low
cupssourcewheezy1.5.3-5+deb7u4lowDSA-2990-1

Notes

https://cups.org/str.php?L4455

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