42030 : CUPS process_browse_data() Function Double-free Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-01-07

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-0882" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Double free vulnerability in the process_browse_data function in CUPS 1.3.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted UDP Browse packets to the cupsd port (631/udp), related to an unspecified manipulation of a remote printer. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Classification

Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.3.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-02-22 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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