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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42936

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected cups package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529833

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530111

http://www.nessus.org/u?2fb6740a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42936

File Name: fedora_2009-11314.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/1/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2009

Reference Information

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

BID: 36958, 37048

FEDORA: 2009-11314

CWE: 79, 399