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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.

Find out more about CVE-2002-1372 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2002:295 2003-01-13
Red Hat Linux 8.0 RHSA-2002:295 2003-01-13

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