Debian: DSA-2176-1: cups security update

    Date01 Mar 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Common UNIX Printing System: CVE-2008-5183
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2176-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 02, 2011                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : cups
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2008-5183 CVE-2009-3553 CVE-2010-0540 CVE-2010-0542 CVE-2010-1748 CVE-2010-2431 CVE-2010-2432 CVE-2010-2941
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Common UNIX Printing
    System:
    
    CVE-2008-5183
    
       A null pointer dereference in RSS job completion notifications
       could lead to denial of service.
    
    CVE-2009-3553
    
       It was discovered that incorrect file descriptor handling
       could lead to denial of service.
    
    CVE-2010-0540
    
       A cross-site request forgery vulnerability was discovered in
       the web interface.
    
    CVE-2010-0542
    
       Incorrect memory management in the filter subsystem could lead
       to denial of service.
    
    CVE-2010-1748
    
       Information disclosure in the web interface.
      
    CVE-2010-2431
      
       Emmanuel Bouillon discovered a symlink vulnerability in handling
       of cache files.
    
    CVE-2010-2432
    
       Denial of service in the authentication code.
    
    CVE-2010-2941
    
       Incorrect memory management in the IPP code could lead to denial
       of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.3.8-1+lenny9.
    
    The stable distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid)
    had already been fixed prior to the initial Squeeze release.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your cups packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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