Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2008:081)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A heap-based buffer overflow in CUPS 1.2.x and later was discovered by
regenrecht of VeriSign iDenfense that could allow a remote attacker to
execute arbitrary code via a crafted CGI search expression

A validation error in the Hp-GL/2 filter was also discovered

Finally, a vulnerability in how CUPS handled GIF files was found by
Tomas Hoger of Red Hat, similar to previous issues corrected in PHP,
gd, tk, netpbm, and SDL_image (CVE-2008-1373).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37420 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-081.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0047

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