CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-06-15
Bugzilla: 588805: CVE-2010-0540 CUPS administrator web interface CSRF


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the web interface in CUPS before 1.4.4, as used on Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8, Mac OS X 10.6 before 10.6.4, and other platforms, allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that change settings.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0540 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cups) RHSA-2010:0490 June 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (cups) RHSA-2010:0490 June 17, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (cups) RHSA-2010:0490 June 17, 2010

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the Apple Product Security team for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Adrian 'pagvac' Pastor of GNUCITIZEN and Tim Starling as the original reporters.

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