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Security update for CUPS


(Last modified: 10NOV2004)

solutions Security update for CUPS SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5a1cbf6488e23ff3918f33b63d086b73)

Applies to

Package: cups
Product(s): 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
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Release: 20041110
Obsoletes: f413b4212c37a07d8cb7616de4485344


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)


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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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