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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0498

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0498.

The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer
for UNIX operating systems.

An integer overflow flaw leading to a heap buffer overflow was discovered
in the Portable Network Graphics (PNG) decoding routines used by the CUPS
image converting filters imagetops and imagetoraster. An attacker could
create a malicious PNG file that could possibly execute arbitrary code as
the lp user if the file was printed. (CVE-2008-1722)

All CUPS users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patch to resolve this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1722
BugTraq ID: 28781
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#218395
Debian Security Information: DSA-1625 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0498
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:013 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: cups-imagepng-imagezoom-bo(41832)
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