SuSE9 Security Update : CUPS (YOU Patch Number 12261)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41247


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


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)


Apply YOU patch number 12261.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41247

File Name: suse9_12261.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

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: 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: 2008/10/02

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 189, 399