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RHSA-2010:0866: cups security update

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RHSA-2010:0866: cups security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/05/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layerfor UNIX operating systems.An invalid free flaw was found in the way the CUPS server parsed InternetPrinting Protocol (IPP) packets. A malicious user able to send IPP requeststo the CUPS server could use this flaw to crash the CUPS server.(CVE-2010-2941)Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon of NATO C3 Agency forreporting this issue.Users of cups are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing thisupdate, the cupsd daemon will be restarted automatically.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-cups
  • redhat-upgrade-cups-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-cups-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-cups-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-cups-lpd
  • redhat-upgrade-cups-php

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