openSUSE 10 Security Update : cups (cups-4598)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 27605


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


A missing length check in the IPP implementation of cups could lead to a buffer overflow. Attackers could exploit that to potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges (CVE-2007-4351).


Update the affected cups packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 27605

File Name: suse_cups-4598.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/01

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4351

CWE: 189