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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

CVE-2010-0302 cups Incomplete fix for CVE-2009-3553

It was discovered that the cups 1.3.7-11.el5_4.4 security update did
not fully correct the use-after-free flaw in the way CUPS handled
references in its file descriptors-handling interface. A remote
attacker could send specially crafted queries to the CUPS server,
causing it to crash. (CVE-2010-0302)

After installing the update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted
automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ff54f43c

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60743 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3553
CVE-2010-0302