cups security update

ID CESA-2007:1023
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2007-11-07T23:51:07


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2007:1023

The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) provides a portable printing layer for UNIX(R) operating systems.

Alin Rad Pop discovered a flaw in the handling of PDF files. An attacker could create a malicious PDF file that would cause CUPS to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code when printed. (CVE-2007-5393)

Alin Rad Pop discovered a flaw in in the way CUPS handles certain IPP tags. A remote attacker who is able to connect to the IPP TCP port could send a malicious request causing the CUPS daemon to crash. (CVE-2007-4351)

A flaw was found in the way CUPS handled SSL negotiation. A remote attacker capable of connecting to the CUPS daemon could cause CUPS to crash. (CVE-2007-4045)

All CUPS users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Merged security bulletin from advisories:

Affected packages: cups cups-devel cups-libs

Upstream details at: