openSUSE Security Update : cups (cups-322)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39942


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


local users could crash cups by adding a large number of RSS subscriptions (CVE-2008-5183, CVE-2008-5184).


Update the affected cups packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39942

File Name: suse_11_0_cups-081121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5183, CVE-2008-5184

CWE: 255, 399