This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote printer service is prone to a denial of service attack.
According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote
host contains a double free error in its 'process_browse_data'
function when deleting the mime type entry for a remote printer that
is being polled. An attacker may be able to leverage this issue to
crash the affected service by deleting a printer under his control and
then recreating it as a class.
Third-party researchers suggest this vulnerability can be used to
execute arbitrary code.
See also :
Upgrade to CUPS version 1.3.6 or later.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 31131 (cups_1_3_6.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 27906
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0882
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