CentOS 3 : cups (CESA-2008:1028)

high Nessus Plugin ID 35173
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated cups packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The Common UNIX(r) Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer for UNIX operating systems.

An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap buffer overflow, was discovered in the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) decoding routines used by the CUPS image-converting filters, 'imagetops' and 'imagetoraster'. An attacker could create a malicious PNG file that could, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user if the file was printed. (CVE-2008-5286)

CUPS users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected cups packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0addf563

http://www.nessus.org/u?c927ca7c

http://www.nessus.org/u?ef79a0d7

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35173

File Name: centos_RHSA-2008-1028.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/16/2008

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:cups, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:cups-libs, cpe:/o:centos:centos:3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/15/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1722, CVE-2008-5286

BID: 32518

RHSA: 2008:1028

CWE: 20, 189