Public Date:
250161: CVE-2007-4045 Incomplete fix for CVE-2007-0720 CUPS denial of service

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The CUPS service, as used in SUSE Linux before 20070720 and other Linux distributions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors related to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-0720 that introduced a different denial of service problem in SSL negotiation.

Find out more about CVE-2007-4045 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. Updates to correct this are available:

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cups) RHSA-2007:1023 2007-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (cups) RHSA-2007:1022 2007-11-07