[SECURITY] Fedora 18 Update: cups-1.5.4-20.fc18

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-11-28 21:04:45

Name        : cups
Product     : Fedora 18
Version     : 1.5.4
Release     : 20.fc18
URL         : http://www.cups.org/
Summary     : Common Unix Printing System
Description :
The Common UNIX Printing System provides a portable printing layer for
UNIX® operating systems. It has been developed by Easy Software Products
to promote a standard printing solution for all UNIX vendors and users.
CUPS provides the System V and Berkeley command-line interfaces.

Update Information:

This update addresses CVE-2012-5519 by moving certain configuration keywords into a separate file, cups-files.conf, which cannot be modified by cupsd.

* Tue Dec  4 2012 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 1:1.5.4-20
- Small error handling improvements in the configuration migration
* Mon Dec  3 2012 Jiri Popelka <jpopelka at redhat.com> 1:1.5.4-19
- move ipptoolfile(5) to ipptool subpackage
* Mon Dec  3 2012 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 1:1.5.4-18
- Applied additional upstream patch for CVE-2012-5519 so that the
  RemoteRoot keyword is recognised in the correct configuration file.
* Mon Dec  3 2012 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 1:1.5.4-17
- Fixed patch for CVE-2012-5519 so that LogFilePerm and LPDConfigFile
  are recognised keywords for cups-files.conf (bug #882379).
* Wed Nov 28 2012 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 1:1.5.4-16
- Fixed paths in config migration %post script.
- Set default cups-files.conf filename.
* Mon Nov 26 2012 Tim Waugh <twaugh at redhat.com> 1:1.5.4-15
- Apply upstream fix for CVE-2012-5519 (STR #4223, bug #875898).
  Migrate configuration keywords as needed.

  [ 1 ] Bug #875898 - CVE-2012-5519 cups: privilege escalation for users of the CUPS SystemGroup group

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update cups' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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