openSUSE 10 Security Update : cups (cups-4806)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29914


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a buffer overflow that can be exploited by users that are allowed to configure CUPS. (CVE-2007-5848) Additionally a buffer overflow in the SNMP backend of CUPS was fixed that allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending specially crafted SNMP responses. (CVE-2007-5849) This vulnerability affects 10.2 and 10.3 only.


Update the affected cups packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29914

File Name: suse_cups-4806.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/10

Modified: 2016/12/22

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: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: 2007/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5848, CVE-2007-5849

CWE: 119, 189