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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple flaws were discovered in the CUPS 'pdftops' filter. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that, when printed, would
cause 'pdftops' to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as
the 'lp' user. (CVE-2010-3702, SL4 Only - CVE-2009-3609)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2e4a54e

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: 60863 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3609
CVE-2010-3702