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CUPS Web Interface < 1.7.2 XSS Vulnerability CVE-2014-2856

Severity
Not available
CVSSv3 Score
Not available
Vulnerability description

Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) is prone to a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.

Risk description

Flaws is due to is_path_absolute()function does not validate input via URL path before returning it to users. Successful exploitation will allow attacker to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a users browser session in the context of an affected site.

Recommendation

Update to version 1.7.2 or later.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Apr 18, 2014
Detection added at
Software Type
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Vendor
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Product
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