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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated cups packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
=====================================================================
                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: cups security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2009:1083-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1083.html
Issue date:        2009-06-03
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-0791 CVE-2009-0949 CVE-2009-1196 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated cups packages that fix multiple security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Description:

The Common UNIX® Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer
for UNIX operating systems. The Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) allows
users to print and manage printing-related tasks over a network. The CUPS
"pdftops" filter converts Portable Document Format (PDF) files to
PostScript. "pdftops" is based on Xpdf and the CUPS imaging library.

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the CUPS IPP routine, used for
processing incoming IPP requests for the CUPS scheduler. An attacker could
use this flaw to send specially-crafted IPP requests that would crash the
cupsd daemon. (CVE-2009-0949)

A use-after-free flaw was found in the CUPS scheduler directory services
routine, used to process data about available printers and printer classes.
An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (cupsd daemon
stop or crash). (CVE-2009-1196)

Multiple integer overflows flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows,
were found in the CUPS "pdftops" filter. An attacker could create a
malicious PDF file that would cause "pdftops" to crash or, potentially,
execute arbitrary code as the "lp" user if the file was printed.
(CVE-2009-0791)

Red Hat would like to thank Anibal Sacco from Core Security Technologies
for reporting the CVE-2009-0949 flaw, and Swen van Brussel for reporting
the CVE-2009-1196 flaw.

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

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

491840 - CVE-2009-0791 cups: Multiple integer overflows in the CUPS "pdftops" filter
497135 - CVE-2009-1196 cups: DoS (stop, crash) by  renewing CUPS browse packets
500972 - CVE-2009-0949 cups: IPP_TAG_UNSUPPORTED handling NULL pointer dereference DoS

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm

ppc:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.ppc.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.ppc.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.ppc64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.ppc.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.ppc.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.ppc64.rpm

s390:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390.rpm

s390x:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390x.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390x.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390x.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.17-13.3.62.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm

ppc:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ppc.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ppc.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ppc64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ppc.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ppc.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ppc64.rpm

s390:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390.rpm

s390x:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390x.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390x.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390x.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

Source:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.src.rpm

i386:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm

ia64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
cups-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-debuginfo-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-devel-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.i386.rpm
cups-libs-1.1.22-0.rc1.9.32.el4_8.3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0791
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0949
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1196
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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