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Security update for CUPS


(Last modified: 05NOV2003)

solutions Security update for CUPS SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (23897040f27d42f010cbf2c55d3bd772)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: cups
Release: 20031105
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using CUPS should update.

Problem description

A denial-of-service attack can be triggered in every application using
libcups. This bug can be exploited remotely.


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 -Fvh cups.rpm cups-client.rpm cups-libs.rpm cups-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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