openSUSE Security Update : cups (openSUSE-SU-2010:1018-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 53654


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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

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

- CVE-2010-0542: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P): CWE-264 A NULL pointer dereference exists in the _WriteProlog() function of the texttops image filter.

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


Update the affected cups packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53654

File Name: suse_11_1_cups-101124.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


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:opensuse:cups, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cups-libs-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/24/2010

Reference Information

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