Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : cups, cupsys vulnerabilities (USN-1207-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56206

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Tomas Hoger discovered that the CUPS image library incorrectly handled LZW streams. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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Solution

Update the affected libcupsimage2 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1207-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56206

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1207-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/15/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libcupsimage2, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/19/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2896, CVE-2011-3170

BID: 49148, 49323

USN: 1207-1