Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 11.0 / 12.0 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : cups (SSA:2007-305-01)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 27609


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


CUPS was found to contain errors in ipp.c which could allow a remote attacker to crash CUPS, resulting in a denial of service. If you use CUPS, it is recommended to update to the latest package for your version of Slackware. The latest cups package is available for Slackware -current, and patched packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, and 12.0 that fix the problems.


Update the affected cups package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 27609

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2007-305-01.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/02

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:cups, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4351

SSA: 2007-305-01

CWE: 189