Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2003:104)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A bug in versions of CUPS prior to 1.1.19 was reported by Paul
Mitcheson in the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) implementation would
result in CUPS going into a busy loop, which could result in a Denial
of Service (DoS) condition. To be able to exploit this problem, an
attacker would need to be able to make a TCP connection to the IPP
port (port 631 by default).

The provided packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14086 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-104.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 8952

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0788

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