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Debian: DSA-2176-1: cups security update

Date 01 Mar 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 02, 2011                         https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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