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Security update for CUPS

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(Last modified: 05NOV2003)


solutions Security update for CUPS SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ffc77bffd53a974308f9c16414308982)

Applies to

Package: cups
cups-client
cups-libs
cups-devel
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20031105
Obsoletes: none

Indications

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.

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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