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Fedora Core 2 2004-331: cups Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the cups package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-331 (cups).
The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
[UTF-8?]UNIXï¿½ operating systems. It has been developed by Easy Software Products
to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users.
CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.
This update fixes an information leakage problem when printing to SMB
shares requiring authentication. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0923
to this issue.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-331.shtml
Threat Level: High
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