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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 3 2005-123: 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-2005-123 (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:

A problem with PDF handling was discovered by Chris Evans, and has
been fixed. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(www.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0888 to this issue.

FEDORA-2004-337 attempted to correct this but the patch was
incomplete.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=377
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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