Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) 1.1.14 through 1.1.17 does not
properly check the return values of various file and socket
operations, which could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of
service (resource exhaustion) by causing file descriptors to be
assigned and not released, as demonstrated by fanta.
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BUGTRAQ:20021219 iDEFENSE Security Advisory 12.19.02: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Common Unix Printing System (CUPS)
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