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CUPS Empty Packet Denial Of Service

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CUPS Empty Packet Denial Of Service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/28/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/25/2005
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Certain versions of CUPS are vulnerable to a denial of service attack when a UDP datagram with no data payload is sent to the server. As a result, any unauthenticated remote attacker may crash UDP port 631 and deny service to other legitimate users.

Solution(s)

  • cups-empty-packet-dos

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