Fedora 7 : cups-1.2.12-6.fc7 (2007-2715)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 27797


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a remote code execution vulnerability in the IPP handling part of the CUPS scheduler.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 27797

File Name: fedora_2007-2715.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

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:fedoraproject:fedora:cups, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups-lpd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4351

FEDORA: 2007-2715

CWE: 189