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Fedora Core 3 2005-733: 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-2005-733 (cups).
The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX(R) 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.
These updated packages fix a problem handling PDF files that
could have security implications (CVE-2005-2097).
Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=848
Threat Level: High
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