Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cups (MDKSA-2005:165)
High Nessus Plugin ID 19920
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability in CUPS would treat a Location directive in cupsd.conf as case-sensitive, allowing attackers to bypass intended ACLs via a printer name containing uppercase or lowecase letters that are different from that which was specified in the Location directive.
This issue only affects versions of CUPS prior to 1.1.21rc1.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.