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[DSA545] DSA-545-1 cupsys

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-545-1 cupsys

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Alvaro Martinez Echevarria discovered a problem in CUPS, the Common
UNIX Printing System. A possible hacker can easily disable browsing in CUPS
by sending a specially crafted UDP datagram to port 631 where cupsd is
running.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.14-5woody6.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.20final+rc1-6.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-545
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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