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Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: cups

May 14, 2001, 15:21 (0 Talkback[s])
From:   Linux Mandrake Security Team <security@linux-mandrake.com>
Subject:        MDKSA-2001:048 - cups update
Date:   10 May 2001 23:07:39 -0600

                Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory

Package name:           cups
Date:                   May 10th, 2001
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2001:048

Affected versions:      7.2, 8.0

Problem Description:

The version of cups shipped with Linux-Mandrake 8.0 has a problem where
when a user prints a multi-page PostScript file with embedded pictures,
the pages following the first with the picture are all printed on the
same page, one on top of the other.  From multi-page Abiword files
(only text) only the last page is printed.  This update resolves this
bug.  As well, the upstream 1.1.7 release of cups fixes some security



Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:
  rpm --checksig package.rpm
You can get the GPG public key of the Linux-Mandrake Security Team at
If you use MandrakeUpdate, the verification of md5 checksum and GPG
signature is performed automatically for you.

Linux-Mandrake 7.2:
6e0a57e07dd533d2246f06d2a0c118e1  7.2/RPMS/cups-1.1.7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
b2cf2c19abaec2c29053347d5bb68e80  7.2/RPMS/cups-devel-1.1.7-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
6506642b0d2373537b900f1335048f1b  7.2/SRPMS/cups-1.1.7-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Linux-Mandrake 8.0:
fbc94215d225cd510a0c9f6fe13ba1c0  8.0/RPMS/cups-1.1.7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
02e4e78db4b2d587642fd2502239b851  8.0/RPMS/cups-common-1.1.7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
5dc7406ab3b00c9c31e871b32adafb84  8.0/RPMS/libcups1-1.1.7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
21583d5997e80ed41a125e65ed0287e8  8.0/RPMS/libcups1-devel-1.1.7-1.1mdk.i586.rpm
927cb4a7f52284dee5d503e1e7a6fdae  8.0/SRPMS/cups-1.1.7-1.1mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):

3469 - postscript printing fails with embedded graphics

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".

You can download the updates directly from one of the mirror sites
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Updated packages are available in the "updates/[ver]/RPMS/" directory.
For example, if you are looking for an updated RPM package for
Linux-Mandrake 8.0, look for it in "updates/8.0/RPMS/".  Updated source
RPMs are available as well, but you generally do not need to download

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to

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