Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2011:147)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in cups :

The gif_read_lzw function in filter/image-gif.c in CUPS 1.4.8 and
earlier does not properly handle the first code word in an LZW stream,
which allows remote attackers to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow,
and possibly execute arbitrary code, via a crafted stream, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2011-2896 (CVE-2011-3170).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61931 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49323

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3170

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