Fedora: cups-1.1.20-11.7 update
Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Fedora Two security problems were found by Bartlomiej Sieka. They concern the lppasswd utility, which can be made to cause a denial of service, and the hpgltops filter, which can be exploited to run code remotely as the user "lp". These problems have both been fixed.

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-559
2004-12-17
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Product     : Fedora Core 2
Name        : cups
Version     : 1.1.20
Release     : 11.7
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.

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Update Information:

Two security problems were found by Bartlomiej Sieka.  They concern the
lppasswd utility, which can be made to cause a denial of service, and the
hpgltops filter, which can be exploited to run code remotely as the user
"lp".  These problems have both been fixed.

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* Fri Dec 17 2004 Tim Waugh  1:1.1.20-11.7

- Fixed STR #1023 (part of bug #143086).
- Fixed STR #1024 (rest of bug #143086).

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This update can be downloaded from:
  http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/2/

8a690d9d0b537d0ca72200a66474576d  SRPMS/cups-1.1.20-11.7.src.rpm
e79f880265fb552b3b84a7258ca8c5d3  x86_64/cups-1.1.20-11.7.x86_64.rpm
fb753144cce79f93d7543911df131622  x86_64/cups-devel-1.1.20-11.7.x86_64.rpm
bc8d1e9176f136e0d12a844d1b6a8376  x86_64/cups-libs-1.1.20-11.7.x86_64.rpm
309183e87f116bba1e2fba668b649b2a  x86_64/debug/cups-debuginfo-1.1.20-11.7.x86_64.rpm
fa5f5d838e38a853e639376dda28a64c  x86_64/cups-libs-1.1.20-11.7.i386.rpm
85f104ccde4ce12339c3fb2ebb0f8f06  i386/cups-1.1.20-11.7.i386.rpm
71ffccaa054acdfcf99d08594fe5ba1e  i386/cups-devel-1.1.20-11.7.i386.rpm
fa5f5d838e38a853e639376dda28a64c  i386/cups-libs-1.1.20-11.7.i386.rpm
ab5c8a57f1bae7f7d1437f094d1bebb9  i386/debug/cups-debuginfo-1.1.20-11.7.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.
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