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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2003:285

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2003:285.

SANE is a package for using document scanners.

Sane includes a daemon program (called saned) that enables a single machine
connected to a scanner to be used remotely. This program contains several

NOTE: Although the SANE packages include this program, it is not used by
default under Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The IP address of the remote host is only checked after the first
communication occurs, causing saned.conf restrictions to be ineffective for
the first communication. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
( has assigned the name CVE-2003-0773 to this issue.

A connection that is dropped early causes one of several problems. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned
the names CVE-2003-0774, CVE-2003-0775, and CVE-2003-0777 to these issues.

Lack of error checking can cause various other unfavorable consequences.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has
assigned the names CVE-2003-0776 and CVE-2003-0778 to these issues.

Users of SANE (particularly those that use saned for remote scanner access)
should upgrade to these errata packages, which contain a backported
security patch to resolve these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0773
BugTraq ID: 8593
BugTraq ID: 8595
Debian Security Information: DSA-379 (Google Search)
SCO Security Bulletin: CSSA-2004-005.0
SuSE Security Announcement: SuSE-SA:2003:046 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0774
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0775
BugTraq ID: 8600
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0776
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0777
BugTraq ID: 8597
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0778
BugTraq ID: 8596
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