Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : cupsys vulnerabilities (USN-563-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Wei Wang discovered that the SNMP discovery backend did not correctly
calculate the length of strings. If a user were tricked into scanning
for printers, a remote attacker could send a specially crafted packet
and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Elias Pipping discovered that temporary files were not handled safely
in certain situations when converting PDF to PS. A local attacker
could cause a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29919 ()

Bugtraq ID: 26917

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5849