Scientific Linux Security Update : cups on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An invalid free flaw was found in the way the CUPS server parsed
Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) packets. A malicious user able to
send IPP requests to the CUPS server could use this flaw to crash the
CUPS server. (CVE-2010-2941)

After installing this update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60888 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2941