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Fedora Core 3 2005-123: 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-2005-123 (cups).
The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX operating systems. It has been developed by Easy Software
to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and
CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.
A problem with PDF handling was discovered by Chris Evans, and has
been fixed. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(www.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0888 to this issue.
FEDORA-2004-337 attempted to correct this but the patch was
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=377
Threat Level: High
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