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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2002:015: 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-2002:015 (cups).

There is a potential buffer overflow vulnerability in CUPS when reading the
names of attributes. This bug affects all versions of CUPS and is fixed upstream
in version 1.1.14.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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