Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer overflow flaw leading to a heap buffer overflow was
discovered in the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) decoding routines
used by the CUPS image converting filters 'imagetops' and
'imagetoraster'. An attacker could create a malicious PNG file that
could possibly execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user if the file was
printed. (CVE-2008-1722)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60415 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1722