CVE Reference: CVE-2010-2431

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CVE-2010-2431

Description:
The cupsFileOpen function in CUPS before 1.4.4 allows local users, with lp group membership, to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) /var/cache/cups/remote.cache or (2) /var/cache/cups/job.cache file.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA43521

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0811.html

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:234
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:232

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201207-10.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176

CONFIRM
  http://cups.org/str.php?L3510
  http://cups.org/articles.php?L596


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