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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:706

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:706.

The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX(R) operating systems.

When processing a PDF file, bounds checking was not correctly performed on
some fields. This could cause the pdftops filter (running as user lp) to
crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the
name CVE-2005-2097 to this issue.

All users of CUPS should upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a
patch to correct this issue.

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 : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 14529
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2097
Debian Security Information: DSA-1136 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-780 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-936 (Google Search)
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.42
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:019 (Google Search)
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