Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2009:280)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Two integer overflow flaws were found in the CUPS pdftops filter. An
attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause pdftops to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the lp user if the
file was printed. (CVE-2009-3608, CVE-2009-3609)

This update corrects the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48156 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-280.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36703

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3608
CVE-2009-3609

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