RHSA-2009:0308-01 Important: cups security update
Posted on: 02/19/2009 07:35 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: cups security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:0308-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0308.html
Issue date: 2009-02-19
CVE Names: CVE-2009-0577
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1. Summary:

Updated cups packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

The Common UNIX® Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer
for UNIX operating systems.

The CUPS security advisory, RHSA-2008:0937, stated that it fixed
CVE-2008-3640 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5. It was discovered
this flaw was not properly fixed on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, however.
(CVE-2009-0577)

These new packages contain a proper fix for CVE-2008-3640 on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 already contain the
appropriate fix for this flaw and do not need to be updated.

Users of cups should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

486052 - CVE-2009-0577 cups-CVE-2008-3640.patch has been corrupted.

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm

ppc:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.ppc.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.ppc.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.ppc64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.ppc.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.ppc.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.ppc64.rpm

s390:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390.rpm

s390x:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390x.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390x.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390x.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.56.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0577
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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