Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Problem description :

Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause CUPS to
crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when printed.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)

Alin Rad Pop discovered a flaw in in the way CUPS handles certain IPP
tags. A remote attacker who is able to connect to the IPP TCP port
could send a malicious request causing the CUPS daemon to crash.
(CVE-2007-4351)

A flaw was found in the way CUPS handled SSL negotiation. A remote
attacker capable of connecting to the CUPS daemon could cause CUPS to
crash. (CVE-2007-4045)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?dbba6ed3

Solution :

Update the affected cups, cups-devel and / or cups-libs packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60286 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4045
CVE-2007-4351
CVE-2007-4352
CVE-2007-5392
CVE-2007-5393