This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 George A. Theall
The remote print server is affected by a denial of service
The target is running a CUPS server that supports browsing of network
printers and that is vulnerable to a limited type of denial of service
attack. Specifically, the browsing feature can be disabled by sending
an empty UDP datagram to the CUPS server.
See also :
Upgrade to CUPS 1.1.21rc2 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 15900 (cups_empty_udp_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 11183
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0558
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