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Security Linux News for May 29, 2003

  • Mandrake Linux Advisory: cups (2003-11-07 15:58:18)
    "A bug in versions of CUPS prior to 1.1.19 was reported by Paul Mitcheson in the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) implementation would result in CUPS going into a busy loop, which could result in a Denial of Service (DoS) condition..."

  • Mandrake Linux Advisory: cups (2003-05-29 21:40:25)
    "A Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability was discovered in the CUPS printing system by Phil D'Amore of Red Hat. The IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) that CUPS uses is single-threaded and can only service one request at a time..."

  • Slackware Linux Advisory: cups (2003-05-29 14:29:34)
    "Upgraded CUPS packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, and -current to fix a denial of service attack vulnerability..."

  • Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: gps (2003-05-29 14:28:24)
    "gPS is a graphical application to watch system processes. In release 1.1.0 of the gps package, several security vulnerabilities were fixed..."