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CUPS IPP Packets Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running CUPS, and is prone to Denial of Service Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is cause due to a NULL-pointer dereference that occurs when processing two consecutive IPP_TAG_UNSUPPORTED tags in specially crafted IPP (Internet Printing Protocol) packets.

Affected Software

Affected Software

CUPS version prior to 1.3.10.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.3.10 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)