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Fedora 10 cups-1.3.11-2.fc10 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This fixes CVE-2009-2820, an XSS vulnerability in the web interface. This also updates cups to the latest stable release on the 1.3 branch, and fixes a problem with number-up handling.
Fedora Update Notification
2009-11-05 23:34:06

Name        : cups
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.3.11
Release     : 2.fc10
URL         :
Summary     : Common Unix Printing System
Description :
The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX® operating systems. It has been developed by Easy Software Products
to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users.
CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.

Update Information:

This fixes CVE-2009-2820, an XSS vulnerability in the web interface.    This
also updates cups to the latest stable release on the 1.3 branch, and fixes a
problem with number-up handling.

* Tue Nov 10 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.11-2
- Added fix for CVE-2009-2820 (bug #529833).
* Tue Nov  3 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.11-1
- 1.3.11.
* Tue Nov  3 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.10-7
- Removed stale patch from STR #2831 which was causing problems with
  number-up (bug #532516).
* Tue Oct 20 2009 Jiri Popelka  1:1.3.10-6
- Fix cups-lpd to create unique temporary data files (bug #529838, STR #3382).
* Wed May  6 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.10-5
- Restart cupsd if "ServerAlias *" is added to cupsd.conf
  (bug #497354).
- Ship "ServerAlias *" in cupsd.conf.default configuration file as
  well (bug #498884).
* Mon Apr 27 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.10-4
- Adjust cupsd.conf by adding "ServerAlias *" automatically on upgrade
  (part of bug #497301).  The default cupsd.conf now includes this
  line as well.
* Sun Apr 26 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.10-2
- Accept "Host: ::1" (bug #497393).
- Accept Host: fields set to the ServerName value (bug #497301).
- Temporarily relax requirement to have printer-uri attribute in
  IPP-Get-Jobs request (bug #497519).
* Tue Apr 21 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.10-1
- 1.3.10.  No longer need ext, includeifexists, str2988,
  CVE-2008-5183, CVE-2008-5286, str3077, str3078, str3059, str3055 patches.
- Requires poppler-utils.
- NOTE: If your CUPS server is accessed using a hostname or hostnames
  not known to the server itself you must add "ServerAlias hostname"
  for each such name.  The special line "ServerAlias *" disables checking
  (but this allows DNS rebinding attacks).
* Mon Mar  9 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-9
- Fixed getnameddest patch (bug #481481, STR #3082).
- Handle https:// device URIs (bug #478677, STR #3122).
* Wed Jan 28 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-8
- Always supply document-name when printing a file (STR #3055).
- Load MIME type rules correctly (bug #426089, STR #3059).
* Wed Jan 28 2009 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-7
- Fixed quotas (STR #3077, STR #3078).
* Tue Dec  9 2008 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-6
- Attempt to unbreak the fix for STR #2831 (bug #474742).
* Mon Dec  8 2008 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-5
- Removed dnssd backend as it was causing problems (bug #475230).
* Wed Dec  3 2008 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-4
- Applied patch to fix STR #2974 (bug #473905, CVE-2008-5286,
- Applied patch to fix RSS subscription limiting (bug #473901,
- Fixed cups-polld again for res_init (STR #3023, bug #354071).
- Added patch to avoid polling busy loop (STR #2988).
* Thu Oct 30 2008 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-3
- Fixed LSPP labels (bug #468442).

  [ 1 ] Bug #529833 - CVE-2009-2820 cups: Several XSS flaws in forms processed by CUPS web interface

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update cups' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

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