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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60364

Synopsis

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

Description

SL 3 and SL 4 only A flaw was found in the way CUPS handled the addition and removal of remote shared printers via IPP. A remote attacker could send malicious UDP IPP packets causing the CUPS daemon to attempt to dereference already freed memory and crash.
(CVE-2008-0597)

A memory management flaw was found in the way CUPS handled the addition and removal of remote shared printers via IPP. When shared printer was removed, allocated memory was not properly freed, leading to a memory leak possibly causing CUPS daemon crash after exhausting available memory. (CVE-2008-0596)

SL 5 only A flaw was found in the way CUPS handles the addition and removal of remote shared printers via IPP. A remote attacker could send malicious UDP IPP packets causing the CUPS daemon to crash.
(CVE-2008-0882)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bbd66b8d

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60364

File Name: sl_20080225_cups_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/02/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0596, CVE-2008-0597, CVE-2008-0882

CWE: 119, 399