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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way CUPS handled
subscriptions for printing job completion notifications. A local user
could use this flaw to crash the CUPS daemon by submitting a large
number of printing jobs requiring mail notification on completion,
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2008-5183)
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, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user if the
file was printed. (CVE-2008-5286)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60503 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5183CVE-2008-5286
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