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: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/19/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


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/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/10/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

CWE: 264, 399