Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2004:097)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Alvaro Martinez Echevarria discovered a vulnerability in the CUPS
print server where an empty UDP datagram sent to port 631 (the default
port that cupsd listens to) would disable browsing. This would prevent
cupsd from seeing any remote printers or any future remote printer
changes.

The updated packages are patched to protect against this
vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L863

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)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14753 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-097.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0558

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