Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2009:027)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered in CUPS shipped with Mandriva
Linux which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a
symlink attack on the /tmp/pdf.log temporary file (CVE-2009-0032).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37103 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-027.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0032

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