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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61068
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0498
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0498.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
4.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1722
BugTraq ID: 28781
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28781
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#218395
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/218395
Debian Security Information: DSA-1625 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1625
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00081.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00068.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-23.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:170
http://www.osvdb.org/44398
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8768
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0498
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0498.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019854
http://secunia.com/advisories/29809
http://secunia.com/advisories/29902
http://secunia.com/advisories/30078
http://secunia.com/advisories/30190
http://secunia.com/advisories/30553
http://secunia.com/advisories/30717
http://secunia.com/advisories/31324
http://secunia.com/advisories/32292
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:013 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-606-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/656-1/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1226/references
XForce ISS Database: cups-imagepng-imagezoom-bo(41832)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41832
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