Apple Mac OS X CUPS information disclosure
|macosx-cups-info-disclosure (42713)||Low Risk|
Apple Mac OS X could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in CUPS. Authentication environment variables are exposed when printing to password-protected printers with debug logging enabled. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors to obtain the victim's username, password, and domain information.
Apply Security Update 2008-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of Security Update 2008-003 / Mac OS X 10.5.3.
- BID-29412: RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- BID-29484: Apple Mac OS X CUPS Debug Logging Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-1033: The scheduler in CUPS in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.3, when debug logging is enabled and a printer requires a password, allows attackers to obtain sensitive information (credentials) by reading the log data, related to authentication environment variables.
- OSVDB ID: 45702: Apple Mac OS X Password-protected Printing Debug Logging Information Disclosure
- SA30430: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020145: CUPS Scheduler Discloses Information to Local Users
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.2
May 28, 2008
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