Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2005:138-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 19895


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


A vulnerability was discovered in the CUPS printing package where when processing a PDF file, bounds checking was not correctly performed on some fields. As a result, this could cause the pdtops filter to crash.

Update :

The patch to correct this problem was not properly applied to the Mandriva 10.1 packages. This update properly patches the packages.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 19895

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-138.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/10/05

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-serial, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cups2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cups2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libcups2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libcups2-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2097

MDKSA: 2005:138-1