Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2004:164)
High Nessus Plugin ID 16081
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptioniDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of xpdf <= xpdf-3.0 and several programs, like cups, which use embedded xpdf code. An attacker could construct a malicious payload file which could enable arbitrary code execution on the target system.
The updated packages are patched to protect against these vulnerabilities.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.