The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
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.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Linux 7.3||RHSA-2002:295||January 13, 2003|
|Red Hat Linux 8.0||RHSA-2002:295||January 13, 2003|
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