Fedora 12 : cups-1.4.2-7.fc12 (2009-11314)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42936


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


New release, including fix for XSS vulnerability in web interface (CVE-2009-2820) and for improper reference counting in abstract file descriptors handling interface (CVE-2009-3553).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected cups package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42936

File Name: fedora_2009-11314.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/01

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2820, CVE-2009-3553

BID: 36958, 37048

FEDORA: 2009-11314

CWE: 79, 399