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[DSA545] DSA-545-1 cupsys Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-545-1 cupsys

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
version 1.1.14-5woody6.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.20final+rc1-6.
We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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