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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60592
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Synopsis

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

Description

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the CUPS IPP routine, used for processing incoming IPP requests for the CUPS scheduler. An attacker could use this flaw to send specially crafted IPP requests that would crash the cupsd daemon. (CVE-2009-0949)

A use-after-free flaw was found in the CUPS scheduler directory services routine, used to process data about available printers and printer classes. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (cupsd daemon stop or crash). (CVE-2009-1196)

Multiple integer overflows flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the CUPS 'pdftops' filter. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause 'pdftops' to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user if the file was printed. (CVE-2009-0791)

After installing this update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted automatically.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?ebbe7ff1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60592

File Name: sl_20090603_cups_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/3/2009

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0791, CVE-2009-0949, CVE-2009-1196

CWE: 189, 399