SuSE9 Security Update : CUPS (YOU Patch Number 12261)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41247
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Synopsis

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

Description

Specially crafted print jobs could trigger buffer overflows in the 'imagetops', 'texttops' and 'hpgltops' filters. Attackers could potentially exploit that to execute arbitrary code on the cups server.
(CVE-2008-3639, CVE-2008-3640, CVE-2008-3641)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12261.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3639.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3640.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3641.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41247

File Name: suse9_12261.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/2/2008

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3639, CVE-2008-3640, CVE-2008-3641

CWE: 119, 189, 399