This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Security vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in CUPS.
CUPS before 1.3.8 allows local users, and possibly remote attackers,
to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by adding a large number
of RSS Subscriptions, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference
The web interface (cgi-bin/admin.c) in CUPS before 1.3.8 uses the
guest username when a user is not logged on to the web server, which
makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended policy and
conduct CSRF attacks via the (1) add and (2) cancel RSS subscription
CUPS 1.1.17 through 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code via a PNG image with a large height value, which bypasses a
validation check and triggers a buffer overflow (CVE-2008-5286).
CUPS shipped with Mandriva Linux allows local users to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/pdf.log temporary
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36414 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-028.nasl)
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