Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2008:170)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36759
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThomas Pollet discovered an integer overflow vulnerability in the PNG image handling filter in CUPS. This could allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running CUPS, or cause a denial of service by sending a specially crafted PNG image to the print server (CVE-2008-1722).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.