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Mandrake There are multiple vulnerabilities in CUPS.


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

Package name:           cups
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2003:001
Date:                   January 9th, 2003

Affected versions:      7.2, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 9.0

Problem Description:

 iDefense reported several security problems in CUPS that can
 lead to local and remote root compromise.  An integer overflow
 in the HTTP interface can be used to gain remote access with
 CUPS privilege.  A local file race condition can be used to
 gain root privilege, although the previous bug must be exploited
 first.  An attacker can remotely add printers to the vulnerable
 system.  A remote DoS can be accomplished due to negative length
 in the memcpy() call.  An integer overflow in image handling code
 can be used to gain higher privilege.  An attacker can gain local
 root privilege due to a buffer overflow of the 'options' buffer.
 A design problem can be exploited to gain local root access,
 however this needs an added printer (which can also be done, as
 per a previously noted bug).  Wrong handling of zero-width images
 can be abused to gain higher privilege.  Finally, a file descriptor
 leak and DoS due to missing checks of return values of file/socket
 MandrakeSoft recommends all users upgrade these CUPS packages


Updated Packages:
 Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
 f17c83eb8ccb6bb618b3a4dab7a9bbc4  7.2/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 ed0029788b6b296bb05581eff46f5729  7.2/RPMS/cups-devel-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 00def624c71687b8827241933958a808  7.2/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 4dff4f9e6fc7eac07d22945d1469a8f4  7.2/RPMS/printer-testpages-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 83b2da7301cedff6d59c3df2a96a39a2  7.2/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0:
 1d541f2d3c992e627925e87c54209a40  8.0/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 6af8ee1580fbe69c1f08b569f21ba161  8.0/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 d345d490a90c3cad7f31e80af294c7db  8.0/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 15d3a86224bf59e03b1866e569dc54c6  8.0/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 ba587bd4e9f746ee3a5281bb1e9be219  8.0/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 b623a022104d1eb83408ea105dd16668  8.0/RPMS/printer-testpages-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 83b2da7301cedff6d59c3df2a96a39a2  8.0/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.0/PPC:
 df84b1c335a69b0b90b5d96ab94bcd0b  ppc/8.0/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 27e585a501be4b93bbaedcacbddf67b6  ppc/8.0/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 e4fd8b352d7d2a42d56c779743884c5c  ppc/8.0/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 a0763833fffaf609f42dca58879a53d5  ppc/8.0/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 889bc806ee2812c4f5b102f5dd46dbb6  ppc/8.0/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 eb72f554fa1cc4961a5e3d99b286728e  ppc/8.0/RPMS/printer-testpages-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ppc.rpm
 83b2da7301cedff6d59c3df2a96a39a2  ppc/8.0/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1:
 c0cd7bc047fffef9f1478fdb5722e2e6  8.1/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 c852340e8fcbf5750f8733369a213d08  8.1/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 6cf9f3ffc2128af26adc4ed1e106cea0  8.1/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 672fb16ff0e0d8591495d629df7ca822  8.1/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 69fc4fee7eeb0bab6efceca3a8614018  8.1/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.4mdk.i586.rpm
 83b2da7301cedff6d59c3df2a96a39a2  8.1/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.1/IA64:
 d4bb657b04b221ccb051fdf2dd883a11  ia64/8.1/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ia64.rpm
 557bd96819f68ba32249575d3c0c20ae  ia64/8.1/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ia64.rpm
 1736860843b7c8890b62488b4452f136  ia64/8.1/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ia64.rpm
 d47285ab40a8885586847a0998a9bf69  ia64/8.1/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ia64.rpm
 87df36264d25ddc4389c04c9f097540d  ia64/8.1/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.4mdk.ia64.rpm
 83b2da7301cedff6d59c3df2a96a39a2  ia64/8.1/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.4mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2:
 281f89ef9155e2e430396831be7b3087  8.2/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 1e982869c576e5a78665f9d28ff462b1  8.2/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 7d1db740b9675b9419468a351f798775  8.2/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 c7f1531bd7dd52182efe9131fb12c5cc  8.2/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 6d8cf127ddd11ab1e63bc099428faea3  8.2/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 7f494bb95a0d9cc192ab0131fae0dc17  8.2/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 8.2/PPC:
 139e03bb8ad5d289aea18019e1f4e712  ppc/8.2/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 8f27010ecaafecd149fe8e9601c38fc2  ppc/8.2/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 0ff1eb72262b02a1792d98abb382e54f  ppc/8.2/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 c57decc1cbe9d09da520f318b2271858  ppc/8.2/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 7987af72a8a13bbed6810f2624b32a2c  ppc/8.2/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.1mdk.ppc.rpm
 7f494bb95a0d9cc192ab0131fae0dc17  ppc/8.2/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.0:
 0278e384637506da4e04c32a8360b00c  9.0/RPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 004827e4003c13d58d91e2d275cbf8ee  9.0/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 488d6bdc022901905788551891b7fa86  9.0/RPMS/cups-serial-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 6fc9095ffcc42b768528364b0ec05ea8  9.0/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 78bb67665b6c8df9029826c22cdd0bda  9.0/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.18-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
 7f494bb95a0d9cc192ab0131fae0dc17  9.0/SRPMS/cups-1.1.18-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see for more information):

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:

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:

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

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

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

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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