Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDVSA-2014:091)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74070


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


Updated cups packages fix security vulnerability :

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in scheduler/client.c in Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) before 1.7.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the URL path, related to the is_path_absolute function (CVE-2014-2856).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74070

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-091.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2014/05/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-common, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cups-serial, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cups2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64cups2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:php-cups, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2856

BID: 66788

MDVSA: 2014:091