SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : CUPS (SAT Patch Numbers 3575 / 3576)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50983


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


This updates fix several bugs, but only the security fixes are listed here :

- Special IPP requests allow to crash cupsd remotely.
(CVE-2010-2941: CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.3 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): CWE-399)

- A NULL pointer dereference exists in the _WriteProlog() function of the texttops image filter. (CVE-2010-0542:
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P):

- An attacker with access to the web-interface may be able to read some bytes of uninitialized memory.
(CVE-2010-1748: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N): CWE-119)


Apply SAT patch number 3575 / 3576 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50983

File Name: suse_11_cups-101119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/06

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0542, CVE-2010-1748, CVE-2010-2941

CWE: 119, 264, 399