DSA 2176-1: cups security update
Posted on: 03/02/2011 10:27 AM

A cups security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2176-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 02, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : cups
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2008-5183 CVE-2009-3553 CVE-2010-0540 CVE-2010-0542 CVE-2010-1748 CVE-2010-2431 CVE-2010-2432 CVE-2010-2941

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Common UNIX Printing


A null pointer dereference in RSS job completion notifications
could lead to denial of service.


It was discovered that incorrect file descriptor handling
could lead to denial of service.


A cross-site request forgery vulnerability was discovered in
the web interface.


Incorrect memory management in the filter subsystem could lead
to denial of service.


Information disclosure in the web interface.


Emmanuel Bouillon discovered a symlink vulnerability in handling
of cache files.


Denial of service in the authentication code.


Incorrect memory management in the IPP code could lead to denial
of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.8-1+lenny9.

The stable distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid)
had already been fixed prior to the initial Squeeze release.

We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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