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

high Nessus Plugin ID 50983


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


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: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/6/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.9

Vector: 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: 11/19/2010

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 264, 399