openSUSE Security Update : cups (cups-356)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 39943


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Previous updates for the PNG and HPGL filters were incomplete and are corrected now. Also cups used a guest user account for RSS subscriptions which made it eeasier for attackers to conduct CSRF attacks. (CVE-2008-3641, CVE-2008-5184, CVE-2008-5286)


Update the affected cups packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39943

File Name: suse_11_0_cups-081203.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/03

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3641, CVE-2008-5184, CVE-2008-5286

CWE: 189, 255, 399