Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2007:228)

High Nessus Plugin ID 28276


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


Alin Rad Pop found several flaws in how PDF files are handled in cups.
An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause cups to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28276

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-228.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/20

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

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, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393

MDKSA: 2007:228

CWE: 119