Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2007:086)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25064


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


A flaw was discovered in how CUPS handled SSL negotiation that could allow a remote attacker capable of connecting to the CUPS daemon to cause a DoS to other CUPS users.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25064

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-086.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/04/19

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cups, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0720

BID: 23127

MDKSA: 2007:086