SuSE 11 Security Update : CUPS (SAT Patch Number 2108)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45105


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


lppasswd when running setuid or setgid still honors environment variables that specify the location of message files. Local attackers could exploit that to gather information by using crafted format strings. (CVE-2010-0393)

The previous fix for a use-after-free vulnerability (CVE-2009-3553) was incomplete. (CVE-2010-0302)


Apply SAT patch number 2108.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45105

File Name: suse_11_cups-100210.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/03/19

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups-libs-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 2010/02/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3553, CVE-2010-0302, CVE-2010-0393

CWE: 264, 399