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UnixWare 7.1.3up UnixWare 7.1.4 : CUPS before 1.1.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
From: please_reply_to_security () sco com
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 10:30:24 -0700 (PDT)


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                        SCO Security Advisory

Subject:                UnixWare 7.1.3up UnixWare 7.1.4 : CUPS before 1.1.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial 
of service
Advisory number:        SCOSA-2004.15
Issue date:             2004 October 07
Cross reference:        sr891400 fz530153 erg712688 CAN-2004-0558
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1. Problem Description

        The Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) implementation in 
        CUPS before 1.1.21 allows remote attackers to cause a 
        denial of service via a certain UDP packet to the IPP port.

        The  Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
        (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following name
        CAN-2004-0558 to this issue.

2. Vulnerable Supported Versions

        System                          Binaries
        ----------------------------------------------------------------------
        UnixWare 7.1.3up                cups distribution
        UnixWare 7.1.4                  cups distribution

3. Solution

        The proper solution is to install the latest packages.

4. UnixWare 7.1.4 / UnixWare 7.1.3up

        4.1 Location of Fixed Binaries

        ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2004.15

        4.2 Verification

        MD5 (erg712688.pkg) = b5b4183052dd91adf878bd256a943e51

        md5 is available for download from
                ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/security/tools

        4.3 Installing Fixed Binaries

        Upgrade the affected binaries with the following sequence:

        Download erg712688.pkg to the /var/spool/pkg directory

        # pkgadd -d /var/spool/pkg/erg712688.pkg


5. References

        Specific references for this advisory:
                http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0558 
                http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17389

        SCO security resources:
                http://www.sco.com/support/security/index.html

        SCO security advisories via email
                http://www.sco.com/support/forums/security.html

        This security fix closes SCO incidents sr891400 fz530153
        erg712688.


6. Disclaimer

        SCO is not responsible for the misuse of any of the information
        we provide on this website and/or through our security
        advisories. Our advisories are a service to our customers
        intended to promote secure installation and use of SCO
        products.


7. Acknowledgments

        SCO would like to thank Alvaro Martinez Echevarria.

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