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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Two integer overflow flaws were found in the CUPS 'pdftops' filter. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause 'pdftops'
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user if
the file was printed. (CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)
After installing the update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted
Note: Some older versions of SL 5 needed a newer version of rpm for
this update. The SL 5.4 version of rpm and popt is included with this
Note: This update is already in SL 5.4
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60677 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3608CVE-2009-3609
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