Fedora Core 3 : cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.8.7 (2005-908)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

A bug was found in the way CUPS processes malformed HTTP requests. It
is possible for a remote user capable of connecting to the CUPS daemon
to issue a malformed HTTP GET request which will cause CUPS to enter
an infinite loop. This is CVE-2005-2874.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19870 (fedora_2005-908.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2874

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