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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-28
(CUPS: Denial of Service)
CUPS does not properly handle partially-negotiated SSL connections.
Upon receiving a partially-negotiated SSL connection, CUPS no longer
accepts further incoming connections, as the initial connection never
An attacker could partially negotiate an SSL connection with a CUPS
server, and cause future connections to that server to fail, resulting
in a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-print/cups-1.2.9'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true