Fedora 10 Update: cups-1.3.9-4.fc10
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Security update to fix CVE-2008-5183. Also changed in this update: * a bug that caused cups-polld to fail to resolve hostnames has been fixed * a bug that could cause libcups to get stuck in a loop has been fixed * the dnssd backend has been removed as it is not working correctly and can prevent printers being added
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-10895
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Name        : cups
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.3.9
Release     : 4.fc10
URL         : http://www.cups.org/
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:

Security update to fix CVE-2008-5183.    Also changed in this update:    * a bug
that caused cups-polld to fail to resolve hostnames has been fixed  * a bug that
could cause libcups to get stuck in a loop has been fixed  * the dnssd backend
has been removed as it is not working correctly and can prevent printers being
added
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Dec  3 2008 Tim Waugh  1:1.3.9-4
- Applied patch to fix STR #2974 (bug #473905, CVE-2008-5286,
  CVE-2008-1722).
- Applied patch to fix RSS subscription limiting (bug #473901,
  CVE-2008-5183).
- 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).
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #473901 - CVE-2008-5183 cups: DoS (daemon crash) by adding a large number of RSS subscriptions
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=473901
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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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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