Fedora 8 : cups-1.3.6-4.fc8 (2008-2131)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two security issues have been fixed in this update: * A buffer
overflow when processing GIF files * A heap-based overflow in a CUPS
helper program, used for searching documentation This update also
fixes a problem with processing some JPEG files.

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 :

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

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31814 (fedora_2008-2131.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28307

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0047