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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 2 2004-574: 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-2004-574 (cups).

The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX 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 package fixes a buffer overflow which may possibly permit
attackers to execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures projects (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CVE-2004-1125 to this issue.


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=230
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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