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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0866
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0866.

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

An invalid free flaw was found in the way the CUPS server parsed Internet
Printing Protocol (IPP) packets. A malicious user able to send IPP requests
to the CUPS server could use this flaw to crash the CUPS server.

Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon of NATO C3 Agency for
reporting this issue.

Users of cups are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this
update, the cupsd daemon will be restarted automatically.

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-2010-2941
BugTraq ID: 44530
Debian Security Information: DSA-2176 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0811
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:023 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: cups-cupsd-code-execution(62882)
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