Slackware 10.0 / 9.1 / current : CUPS DoS (SSA:2004-266-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18752


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New CUPS packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, and -current to fix a denial of service issue where a malformed packet can crash the CUPS server.


Update the affected cups package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18752

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-266-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:cups, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2004/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0558

OSVDB: 9995

SSA: 2004-266-01