Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 974048
stringpool damage causing memory usage to rise sharply
Last modified: 2013-11-07 08:31:16 EST
Description of problem:
cupsSetPrinterAttr() modifies a string from the stringpool, causing it to become out of order and cause excessive memory usage.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not sure how to trigger it.
cups-1.6.2-9.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
cups-1.5.4-28.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing cups-1.6.2-9.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
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then log in and leave karma (feedback).
cups-1.6.2-9.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
cups-1.5.4-28.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Created attachment 821103 [details]
rdar1538219.patch (upstream fix)