Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL4.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60286
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionProblem description :
Alin Rad Pop discovered several flaws in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause CUPS to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when printed.
(CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393)
Alin Rad Pop discovered a flaw in in the way CUPS handles certain IPP tags. A remote attacker who is able to connect to the IPP TCP port could send a malicious request causing the CUPS daemon to crash.
A flaw was found in the way CUPS handled SSL negotiation. A remote attacker capable of connecting to the CUPS daemon could cause CUPS to crash. (CVE-2007-4045)
SolutionUpdate the affected cups, cups-devel and / or cups-libs packages.