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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200804-23
(CUPS: Integer overflow vulnerability)
Thomas Pollet reported a possible integer overflow vulnerability in the
PNG image handling in the file filter/image-png.c.
A malicious user might be able to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running CUPS (usually lp), or cause a Denial of
Service by sending a specially crafted PNG image to the print server.
The vulnerability is exploitable via the network if CUPS is sharing
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.2.12-r8'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32016 (gentoo_GLSA-200804-23.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 28781
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1722
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