Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: cups update
Nov 16, 2000, 22:52 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2000 16:42:41 -0700
From: Linux Mandrake Security Team email@example.com
To: Linux Mandrake Security Announcements
Subject: [Security Announce] MDKSA-2000:070 - cups update
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory
Package name: cups
Date: November 16th, 2000
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2000:070
Affected versions: 7.2
A problem existed with previous versions of CUPS that made CUPS
printers accessible from anywhere on the internet. A bug also
existed where CUPS would broadcast to everywhere and thus keep open
dial-on- demand lines. Both problems have been addressed in this
update and by an automatic configuration script.
Please verify these md5 checksums of the updates prior to
upgrading to ensure the integrity of the downloaded package. You
can do this by running the md5sum program on the downloaded package
by using "md5sum package.rpm".
To upgrade automatically, use
If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package
from one of our FTP server mirrors and uprade with "rpm -Uvh
You can download the updates directly from:
Or try one of the other mirrors listed at:
Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/"
directory. For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM
package for Linux-Mandrake 7.1, look for it in "updates/7.1/RPMS/".
Updated source RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not
need to download them.
Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours
to update, so if you want an immediate upgrade, please use one of
the two above-listed mirrors.
You can view other security advisories for Linux-Mandrake
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