source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7637/info The cupsd has been reported prone to a denial of service vulnerability. Reportedly the cupsd does not adequately apply a time-out process for malicious HTTP requests and service is denied to subsequent cupsd requests. This issue may be exploited by remote attackers to deny cupsd service to valid users. $ telnet <your_favorite_cups_server> ipp POST /printers/<your_favorite_printer> HTTP/1.1 Don't enter the second carriage return to complete the headers, just the POST line and one carriage return.
Related ExploitsTrying to match CVEs (1): CVE-2003-0195
Trying to match OSVDBs (1): 4780
Other Possible E-DB Search Terms: CUPS 1.1.x, CUPS