Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2002:015)

High Nessus Plugin ID 13923


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


There is a potential buffer overflow vulnerability in CUPS when reading the names of attributes. This bug affects all versions of CUPS and is fixed upstream in version 1.1.14.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13923

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2002-015.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-serial, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libcups1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libcups1-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2002/02/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0063

MDKSA: 2002:015