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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The previous CUPS security advisor, stated that it fixed CVE-2008-3640
for Scientific Linux 3, 4, and 5. It was discovered this flaw was not
properly fixed on Scientific Linux 3, however. (CVE-2009-0577)

These new packages contain a proper fix for CVE-2008-3640 on
Scientific Linux 3. Scientific Linux 4 and 5 already contain the
appropriate fix for this flaw and do not need to be updated.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?8e0ac984

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60536 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3640
CVE-2009-0577