Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60415
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn integer overflow flaw leading to a heap buffer overflow was discovered in the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) decoding routines used by the CUPS image converting filters 'imagetops' and 'imagetoraster'. An attacker could create a malicious PNG file that could possibly execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user if the file was printed. (CVE-2008-1722)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.