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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2004-275: 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 FEDORA-2004-275 (cups).

The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX(r) operating systems. It has been developed by Easy Software Products
to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users.
CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.

Update Information:

This update fixes a denial of service problem causing loss of browse
services. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0558 to this issue.

In addition, this update fixes the cupsenable, cupsdisable and accept
commands.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-275.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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