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Redhat : Updated CUPS packages fix several bugs



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Bug Fix Advisory - RHBA-2004:228-17
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Summary:
Updated CUPS packages fix several bugs

Updated CUPS packages that fix several bugs are now available.

Description:
The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) is a print spooler.

Several problems have been identified and fixed.

The following problems have been fixed:

- multiple copies are printed when not requested
- USB backend gives incorrect error messages
- the MaxClientsPerHost setting triggers too early
- CUPS cannot connect to a secure (SSL) server
- lpstat can omit the timestamp in locales where the date format is long
- jobs may get stuck if the destination printer disappears
- the scheduler may get stuck when there are jobs queued for non-existent
printers

All users of CUPS should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve
these issues.
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Taking Action
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Affected Systems List
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This Errata Advisory may apply to the systems listed below. If you know that
this errata does not apply to a system listed, it might be possible that the
package profile for that server is out of date. In that case you should run
'up2date -p' as root on the system in question to refresh your software profile.

There are 20 affected systems registered in 'Your RHN' (only systems for
which you have explicitly enabled Errata Alerts are shown).

Release   Arch       Profile Name
--------  --------   ------------
3AS       i686       durian.nac.uci.edu                      
3AS       i686       br.nac.uci.edu                          
3WS       x86_64     m33.ps.uci.edu                          
3WS       i686       montana.nac.uci.edu                     
3AS       i686       hydra.nac.uci.edu                       
3AS       i686       p02.es.uci.edu                          
3AS       x86_64     mpc64.nacs.uci.edu                      
3AS       i686       mothra.nac.uci.edu                      
3AS       x86_64     narg.nac.uci.edu                        
3AS       i686       nebraska.nac.uci.edu                    
3AS       i686       vesta.nac.uci.edu                       
3AS       i686       bounce2.nac.uci.edu                     
3AS       i686       cpl-console.nac.uci.edu                 
3AS       x86_64     pxe.es.uci.edu                          
3WS       i686       node-xeon-4                             
3WS       i686       node-xeon-10                            
3AS       x86_64     iwt01.nac.uci.edu                       
3AS       x86_64     iwt03.nac.uci.edu                       
3WS       i686       pong.nac.uci.edu                        
3AS       x86_64     iwt02.nac.uci.edu                       


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