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Mandrake: 'cups' Remote buffer overflow vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake The authors of CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System, have found apotential buffer overflow bug in the code of the CUPS daemon where itreads the names of attributes. This affects all versions of CUPS.

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                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name:           cups
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2002:015
Date:                   February 15th, 2002
Affected versions:      7.2, 8.0, 8.1
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Problem Description:

 There is a potential buffer overflow vulnerability in CUPS when reading
 the names of attributes.  This bug affects all versions of CUPS and is
 fixed upstream in version 1.1.14.
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References:

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Updated Packages:

 Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
 4680260ce9475120da8cc18e7c36f3f2  7.2/RPMS/cups-1.1.7-2.2mdk.i586.rpm
 fc8a541afa98bfade31410a15bee3aa0  7.2/RPMS/cups-devel-1.1.7-2.2mdk.i586.rpm
 00a532828dfbfe68aa912d339c9cc58d  7.2/SRPMS/cups-1.1.7-2.2mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0:
 82bb3a1d3d1fa86b7af6673dbc2d6081  8.0/RPMS/cups-1.1.7-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
 d5a247a2ed891a35a52571c312bf5450  8.0/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.7-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
 9dc31332b483249b8c27aea8b722d851  8.0/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.7-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
 31e0c8032abb89ddbef0cfe0abd1bf36  8.0/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.7-2.1mdk.i586.rpm
 629205474ed6a84263f2e2276f603eea  8.0/SRPMS/cups-1.1.7-2.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0/ppc:
 93b88316f4c05f3180ba59adb2fcaa38  ppc/8.0/RPMS/cups-1.1.7-2.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 9aedf20ba887af6a325ffeb6740a52a9  ppc/8.0/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.7-2.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 c55ed843b578956e629b75f0cc4985a5  ppc/8.0/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.7-2.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 57d9db0a9d057b87ce36a95568a02911  ppc/8.0/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.7-2.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 629205474ed6a84263f2e2276f603eea  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/cups-1.1.7-2.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 25b44ff88d1cc95387827526b576dfcd  8.1/RPMS/cups-1.1.10-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 27718fa74c9d1af3a282295546c88444  8.1/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.10-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 8f2f1fcf331dfdd38e8222c1c1b5159f  8.1/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.10-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 a9ee9e6c95cfe25ef465247717d49429  8.1/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.10-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 43c5a9bd5e6b1fb40958986201bd00a7  8.1/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.10-9.1mdk.i586.rpm
 1d725be3012e1510d04f9d62cbcd7ff1  8.1/SRPMS/cups-1.1.10-9.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/ia64:
 73c67ab84a01026cefd3538b521caa3c  ia64/8.1/RPMS/cups-1.1.10-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 d7e1e99eca0fab95cb5f2263d988a8a8  ia64/8.1/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.10-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 b86c3aaf5833bd4364a885c7f2e9bd19  ia64/8.1/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.10-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 d35d11c59751df68d4cbfff0856cd5c6  ia64/8.1/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.10-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 84171f57a5a06e560c4647c9935d646a  ia64/8.1/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.10-9.1mdk.ia64.rpm
 1d725be3012e1510d04f9d62cbcd7ff1  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/cups-1.1.10-9.1mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

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To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".  A list of
FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig 

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

  https://www.mandrakesecure.net/RPM-GPG-KEYS

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
update.

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
visiting:

   http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security@linux-mandrake.com
________________________________________________________________________

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security@linux-mandrake.com>


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