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Slackware Linux Advisory: cupsMay 29, 2003, 14:29 (1 Talkback[s])
[slackware-security] CUPS DoS vulnerability fixed (SSA:2003-149-01)
Upgraded CUPS packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, and -current to fix a denial of service attack vulnerability.
Here are the details from the Slackware 9.0 ChangeLog:
Thu May 29 00:52:54 PDT 2003
patches/packages/cups-1.1.19-i386-1.tgz: Upgraded to cups-1.1.19.
A denial of service problem that allowed a CUPS client to hang the CUPS server is now fixed in CUPS 1.1.19. Note that CUPS is not installed by default -- it is shipped as one of the packages in /extra.
(* Security fix *)
Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
Updated package for Slackware -current:
Slackware 8.1 package:
Slackware 9.0 package:
Slackware -current package:
First, if the CUPS server (cupsd) is running, stop it:
Then upgrade using upgradepkg (as root):
Finally, restart cupsd (if needed):
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