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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial

CUPS Empty UDP Datagram DoS Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for Empty UDP Datagram DoS Vulnerability in CUPS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The target is running a CUPS server that supports browsing of network
printers and that is vulnerable to a limited type of denial of service
attack. Specifically, the browsing feature can be disabled by sending
an empty UDP datagram to the CUPS server.

Solution : Upgrade to CUPS 1.1.21rc2 or later.

Threat Level: Low

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