Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2004:097)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14753
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAlvaro 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.