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Security update for Cups

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(Last modified: 01FEB2005)


solutions Security update for Cups SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3ad799a3724f2f9105c795d872dba922)

Applies to

Package: cups
cups-client
cups-libs
cups-devel
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
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-9836
Release: 20050201
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using CUPS should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes some remote/local exploitable bugs:
  • xpdf security fix, CAN-2005-0064
  • xpdf security fix, CAN-2004-1125
  • lppasswd security fix, CAN-2004-1268
  • hpgltops security fix, CAN-2004-1267

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 -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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