Gentoo: CUPS Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Joseph Shakespeare   
Gentoo CUPS was vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities and as a fix we recommended upgrading to version 1.1.23_rc1. This version is affected by a remote Denial Of Service, so we now recommend upgrading to the final 1.1.23 release which does not have any known vulnerability.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE]               GLSA 200412-25:02
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  Severity: High
     Title: CUPS: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: December 28, 2004
   Updated: January 12, 2005
      Bugs: #74479, #75197, #77023
        ID: 200412-25:02

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Update
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CUPS was vulnerable to multiple vulnerabilities and as a fix we
recommended upgrading to version 1.1.23_rc1. This version is affected
by a remote Denial Of Service, so we now recommend upgrading to the
final 1.1.23 release which does not have any known vulnerability.

The updated sections appear below.

Affected packages
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     Package         /  Vulnerable  /                       Unaffected
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  1  net-print/cups      < 1.1.23                            >= 1.1.23

Resolution
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All CUPS users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-print/cups-1.1.23"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200412-25.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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