Fedora 9 : cups-1.3.9-2.fc9 (2008-10917)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Security update to fix CVE-2008-5183. Also fixed in this update are a
bug that caused cups-polld to fail to resolve hostnames, a bug that
could cause libcups to get stuck in a loop, and incorrect form-feed
handling in the textonly filter.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473901
http://www.nessus.org/u?3410416d

Solution :

Update the affected cups package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35079 (fedora_2008-10917.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5183

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