Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-563-1
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Wei Wang discovered that the SNMP discovery backend did not correctly calculate the length of strings. If a user were tricked into scanning for printers, a remote attacker could send a specially crafted packet and possibly execute arbitrary code. Elias Pipping discovered that temporary files were not handled safely in certain situations when converting PDF to PS. A local attacker could cause a denial of service.
cupsys vulnerabilities on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10 , Ubuntu 7.04 , Ubuntu 7.10