SuSE 11.3 Security Update : CUPS (SAT Patch Number 9561)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77217


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes various issues in CUPS.

- Various insufficient symbolic link checking could have lead to privilege escalation from the lp user to root.
(CVE-2014-3537 / CVE-2014-5029 / CVE-2014-5030 / CVE-2014-5031)


Apply SAT patch number 9561.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77217

File Name: suse_11_cups-140729.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/08/15

Modified: 2014/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:cups-libs-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3537, CVE-2014-5029, CVE-2014-5030, CVE-2014-5031