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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:164: cups

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the cups package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:164 (cups).



iDefense reported a buffer overflow vulnerability, which affects versions of
xpdf <= xpdf-3.0 and several programs, like cups, which use embedded xpdf code.
A possible hacker could construct a malicious payload file which could enable
arbitrary code execution on the target system.

The updated packages are patched to protect against these vulnerabilities.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:164
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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