Fedora 8 : cups-1.3.9-1.fc8 (2008-8801)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34424


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Security release. This updates to 1.3.9 and fixes three integer overflows in the CUPS text and image filters.

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Update the affected cups package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34424

File Name: fedora_2008-8801.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/10/16

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/16

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3639, CVE-2008-3640, CVE-2008-3641

BID: 31688, 31690

FEDORA: 2008-8801

CWE: 119, 189, 399