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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60286

Synopsis

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

Description

Problem 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.
(CVE-2007-4351)

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)

Solution

Update the affected cups, cups-devel and / or cups-libs packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?149de0ad

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60286

File Name: sl_20071107_cups_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/01/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4045, CVE-2007-4351, CVE-2007-4352, CVE-2007-5392, CVE-2007-5393

CWE: 119, 189