Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60232


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Maurycy Prodeus discovered an integer overflow flaw in the way CUPS processes PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that could potentially execute arbitrary code when printed.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60232

File Name: sl_20070730_cups_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/30

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3387

CWE: 189