Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2008:170)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Thomas Pollet discovered an integer overflow vulnerability in the PNG
image handling filter in CUPS. This could allow a malicious user to
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running CUPS,
or cause a denial of service by sending a specially crafted PNG image
to the print server (CVE-2008-1722).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36759 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-170.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28781

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1722

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