SuSE 10 Security Update : CUPS (ZYPP Patch Number 7244)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50984



The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes the following vulnerabilities in cups :

- A specially crafted PDF file could crash the pdftops potentially even cause execution of arbitrary code.
(CVE-2010-3702: CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8).

- A NULL pointer dereference issue exists in the
_WriteProlog function of texttops. (CVE-2010-0542: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)). (CVE-2010-0542)

- Memory disclosure in web interface. (CVE-2010-1748: CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3: Buffer Errors (CWE-119)).


Apply ZYPP patch number 7244.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50984

File Name: suse_cups-7244.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/6/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/17/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0542, CVE-2010-1748, CVE-2010-3702, CVE-2010-3703

CWE: 119, 264