Fedora 21 : cups-1.7.5-15.fc21 (2015-2127)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81427

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes CVE-2014-9679, a buffer overflow when handling CUPS Raster format.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected cups package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1191588

http://www.nessus.org/u?72a1b687

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81427

File Name: fedora_2015-2127.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/23/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

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: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cups, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9679

FEDORA: 2015-2127