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[GLSA-200410-06] CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
CUPS: Leakage of sensitive information
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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.
A local user could gain knowledge of sensitive authentication data.
There is no known workaround at this time.
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"
Threat Level: Medium
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