Mandriva Update for cups MDVSA-2008:211 (cups)

Published: 2009-04-09 12:18:58
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
Check for the Version of cups

Affected Versions:
cups on Mandriva Linux 2007.1, Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2008.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2008.1, Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.0, Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
A buffer overflow in the SGI image format decoding routines used by the CUPS image converting filter imagetops was discovered. An attacker could create malicious SGI image files that could possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was printed (CVE-2008-3639). An integer overflow flaw leading to a heap buffer overflow was found in the Text-to-PostScript texttops filter. An attacker could create a malicious text file that could possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was printed (CVE-2008-3640). Finally, an insufficient buffer bounds checking flaw was found in the HP-GL/2-to-PostScript hpgltops filter. An attacker could create a malicious HP-GL/2 file that could possibly execute arbitrary code if the file was printed (CVE-2008-3641). The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to prevent this issue for Mandriva Linux 2009.0 the latest CUPS version (1.3.9) is provided that corrects these issues and also provides other bug fixes.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3639
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3640
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3641

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2008-10/msg00017.php

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-04-09
Modified
2017-07-06
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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