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Fedora Core 3 2004-575: 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-2004-575 (cups).
The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX 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 package fixes a buffer overflow which may possibly allow attackers
to execute arbitrary code as the 'lp' user. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures projects (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-1125
to this issue.
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=227
Threat Level: High
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