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[DSA545] DSA-545-1 cupsys Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Alvaro Martinez Echevarria discovered a problem in CUPS, the Common
UNIX Printing System. A possible hacker can easily disable browsing in CUPS
by sending a specially crafted UDP datagram to port 631 where cupsd is
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-545
Threat Level: High
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