Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2010:233)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in cups :

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the web interface
in CUPS, allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of
administrators for requests that change settings (CVE-2010-0540).

ipp.c in cupsd in CUPS 1.4.4 and earlier does not properly allocate
memory for attribute values with invalid string data types, which
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free
and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a
crafted IPP request (CVE-2010-2941).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50607 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40889

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0540

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