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Author Topic: 081115 cups 1.3.9 closes known security vulnerabilities [VL 5.8, VL 5.9, VL 6.0]  (Read 2161 times)

caitlyn

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A new version of CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) fixes a number of known security vulnerabilities detailed at:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3639
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3640
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3641

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This update fixes three vulnerabilities in the SGI image format filter, the
  texttops filter, and the HP-GL and HP-GL/2 plotter format filter.  All three
  of these could result in a denial of service, and the plotter filter issue
  could possibly be used to execute code as the print spooler user.

A new CUPS package for VL 5.9/5.9.1 is available in the testing repository.  A new CUPS package for VL 6.0 is in the patches repository.
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A new cups package for VL 5.8 is now available and is in the testing repository.
eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
CentOS 6.5 (will try VL64-7.1 soon)

Toshiba Satellite A135-S4727,  Intel Pentium T2080 / 1.73 GHz, 2GB RAM, Intel GMA 950

HP Mini 110 netbook, 1.6GHz Intel Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, Intel 950 video, VL 7.1