Mandriva Update for cups MDVSA-2010:073 (cups)

Published: 2010-04-16 15:02:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
Check for the Version of cups

Affected Versions:
cups on Mandriva Linux 2008.0, Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.0, Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64, Mandriva Linux 2009.1, Mandriva Linux 2009.1/X86_64, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64

Technical Details:
Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in cups: CUPS in does not properly handle (1) HTTP headers and (2) HTML templates, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and HTTP response splitting attacks via vectors related to (a) the product's web interface, (b) the configuration of the print system, and (c) the titles of printed jobs (CVE-2009-2820). Use-after-free vulnerability in the abstract file-descriptor handling interface in the cupsdDoSelect function in scheduler/select.c in the scheduler in cupsd in CUPS 1.3.7 and 1.3.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or hang) via a client disconnection during listing of a large number of print jobs, related to improperly maintaining a reference count. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information (CVE-2009-3553). Use-after-free vulnerability in the abstract file-descriptor handling interface in the cupsdDoSelect function in scheduler/select.c in the scheduler in cupsd in CUPS 1.3.7, 1.3.9, 1.3.10, and 1.4.1, when kqueue or epoll is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or hang) via a client disconnection during listing of a large number of print jobs, related to improperly maintaining a reference count. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2009-3553 (CVE-2010-0302). The _cupsGetlang function, as used by lppasswd.c in lppasswd in CUPS 1.2.2, 1.3.7, 1.3.9, and 1.4.1, relies on an environment variable to determine the file that provides localized message strings, which allows local users to gain privileges via a file that contains crafted localization data with format string specifiers (CVE-2010-0393). The updated Linux Distribution Packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2820
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-3553
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0302
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0393

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2010-04/msg00013.php

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.9
Published
2010-04-16
Modified
2018-01-10
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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