CUPS 1.4.4, when running in certain Linux distributions such as Debian
GNU/Linux, stores the web interface administrator key in
/var/run/cups/certs/0 using certain permissions, which allows local
users in the lpadmin group to read or write arbitrary files as root by
leveraging the web interface.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20121110 Privilege escalation (lpadmin -> root) in cups
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