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Security update for CUPS

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(Last modified: 10NOV2004)


solutions Security update for CUPS SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (19d6b87a34dfb2163b6961814dad275c)

Applies to

Package: cups
cups-client
cups-libs
cups-devel
foomatic-filters
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-9468
Release: 20041110
Obsoletes: c5b0b422e8d7e48a178aced6fe723b75

Indications

Everyone using CUPS should update.

Problem description

This update fixes arithmetic errors in the included xpdf code.
The bugs could be exploited by local or remote attackers by supplying
malformated PDF files to CUPS. (CAN-2004-0888, CAN-2004-0889)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv cups.rpm cups-client.rpm cups-libs.rpm cups-devel.rpm foomatic-filters.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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