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CUPS buffer overflow when reading names of attributes - Caldera Advisory CSSA-2002-008.0




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		   Caldera International, Inc.  Security Advisory

Subject:		Linux: CUPS buffer overflow when reading names of attributes
Advisory number: 	CSSA-2002-008.0
Issue date: 		2002, March 14
Cross reference:
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1. Problem Description

   The authors of CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System, have found a
   potential buffer overflow bug in the code of the CUPS daemon where it
   reads the names of attributes.


2. Vulnerable Supported Versions

   System                       Package
   -----------------------------------------------------------
   OpenLinux Server 3.1          All packages previous to
                                 cups-1.1.10-5   

   OpenLinux Workstation 3.1     All packages previous to
                                 cups-1.1.10-5                 

   OpenLinux Server 3.1.1        All packages previous to
                                 cups-1.1.10-5                 
   
   OpenLinux Workstation         All packages previous to      
   3.1.1                         cups-1.1.10-5                 
   


3. Solution

   Workaround

     none

   The proper solution is to upgrade to the latest packages.


4. OpenLinux 3.1 Server

    4.1 Location of Fixed Packages

         The 3.1 version of this package is not yet available. An updated
         advisory will be published when the package is released.
 

5. OpenLinux 3.1 Workstation

    5.1 Location of Fixed Packages

         The 3.1 version of this package is not yet available. An updated
         advisory will be published when the package is released.
 

6. OpenLinux 3.1.1 Server

    6.1 Location of Fixed Packages

       The upgrade packages can be found on Caldera's FTP site at:

       ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Server/current/RPMS

The corresponding source code package can be found at:

       ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Server/current/SRPMS

6.2 Verification

       54c460f1858c9ae1d3c4057812825cbd  RPMS/cups-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       1caf530d29b5387d2da32e2bc31340c7  RPMS/cups-client-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       45b44112561c92cfbb7e8bd11840697e  RPMS/cups-devel-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       13cbec00ffd614f696f905c35ed63b7b  RPMS/cups-ppd-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       556f0a1bd6ff629a32c9812d5a31ced1  SRPMS/cups-1.1.10-5.src.rpm
       

   6.3 Installing Fixed Packages

       Upgrade the affected packages with the following commands:

         rpm -Fvh cups-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm \
              cups-client-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm \
              cups-devel-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm cups-ppd-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
         

7. OpenLinux 3.1.1 Workstation

    7.1 Location of Fixed Packages

       The upgrade packages can be found on Caldera's FTP site at:

       ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Workstation/current/RPMS

The corresponding source code package can be found at:

       ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/updates/OpenLinux/3.1.1/Workstation/current/SRPMS

7.2 Verification

       54c460f1858c9ae1d3c4057812825cbd  RPMS/cups-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       1caf530d29b5387d2da32e2bc31340c7  RPMS/cups-client-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       45b44112561c92cfbb7e8bd11840697e  RPMS/cups-devel-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       13cbec00ffd614f696f905c35ed63b7b  RPMS/cups-ppd-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
       556f0a1bd6ff629a32c9812d5a31ced1  SRPMS/cups-1.1.10-5.src.rpm
       

   7.3 Installing Fixed Packages

       Upgrade the affected packages with the following commands:

         rpm -Fvh cups-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm \
              cups-client-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm \
              cups-devel-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm cups-ppd-1.1.10-5.i386.rpm
         


8. References

   Specific references for this advisory:

	none


   Caldera OpenLinux security resources:

	http://www.caldera.com/support/security/index.html

Caldera UNIX security resources:

	http://stage.caldera.com/support/security/



This security fix closes Caldera incidents sr860818, fz520280,
   erg711981.


9. Disclaimer

   Caldera International, Inc. 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
   Caldera International products.


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