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[GLSA-200410-06] CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-06
(CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information)


When printing to a SMB-shared printer requiring authentication, CUPS leaks
the user name and password to a logfile.

Impact

A local user could gain knowledge of sensitive authentication data.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0923


Solution:
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r3"
# emerge ">=net-print/cups-1.1.20-r3"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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