Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : cups, cupsys vulnerabilities (USN-1207-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Tomas Hoger discovered that the CUPS image library incorrectly handled
LZW streams. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial
of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected libcupsimage2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56206 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49148
49323

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2896
CVE-2011-3170