SuSE9 Security Update : Cups (YOU Patch Number 11965)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41166


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


A number of vulnerabilities have been found in the xpdf code used by cups which could be exploited, potentially remotely, by tricking the user to print a specially crafted PDF file.

The vulnerabilities are in the source code file and may allow execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user viewing the PDF. Specifically, these are an array indexing error leading to memory corruption (CVE-2007-4352), a possible integer overflow causing to a buffer overflow (CVE-2007-5392) and a boundary check error that can also cause a buffer overflow. (CVE-2007-5393)


Apply YOU patch number 11965.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41166

File Name: suse9_11965.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393

CWE: 119