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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60287


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


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)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60287

File Name: sl_20071107_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: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/07

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119