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MDKA-2006:036: 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 MDKA-2006:036 (cups).
A bug in the shipped version of CUPS would allow for the unexpected
deletion of cupsd.conf and cause a crash of CUPS. This issue, as well
as many other bugs, have been corrected in CUPS 1.2.4, which is being
provided with this update.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2006:036
Threat Level: High
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