Fedora 8 : cups-1.3.6-2.fc8 (2008-1901)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updates CUPS to the latest stable version. Upstream version
contains a fix for a security issue that may cause cups daemon to
crash via special browse requests (CVE-2008-0882, #433758, SA28994,

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected cups package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31173 (fedora_2008-1901.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27906

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0882