Debian DSA-1773-1 : cups - integer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36173

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that the imagetops filter in cups, the Common UNIX Printing System, is prone to an integer overflow when reading malicious TIFF images.


Upgrade the cups packages.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.7-4etch7.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.8-1lenny5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36173

File Name: debian_DSA-1773.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/17

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cups, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0163

BID: 34571

DSA: 1773

CWE: 189