#VU13882 Information disclosure in CUPS

Published: 2018-07-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU13882

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-4181


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: Apple Inc.


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to unspecified flaw. A local attacker can manipulate cupsd.conf and read arbitrary files with root privileges.

Update to version 2.2.1.

Vulnerable software versions

CUPS: 1.0.4 - 2.2.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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