openSUSE 10 Security Update : cups (cups-5076)

High Nessus Plugin ID 31621


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of cups fixes a heap-overflow in cgiCompileSearch() that can be abused to execute arbitrary code remotely. (CVE-2008-0047) This bug can only be exploited if the web-interface (631/TCP) is enabled and the CGI scripts use the affected function.


Update the affected cups packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31621

File Name: suse_cups-5076.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/19

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:10.2, 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: 2008/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0047

CWE: 119