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[DSA317] DSA-317-1 cupsys Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The CUPS print server in Debian is vulnerable to a denial of service
when an HTTP request is received without being properly terminated.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.0.4-12.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in
We recommend that you update your cupsys package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-317
Threat Level: High
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