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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0047

Original release date: 03/18/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the cgiCompileSearch function in CUPS 1.3.5, and other versions including the version bundled with Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2, when printer sharing is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted search expressions.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2131
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10085
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29634
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-079A
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-01
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0921
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29655
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0192
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 28307
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1530
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29420
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29573
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29485
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:015
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29431
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29448
Type: Advisory
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080318 Multiple Vendor CUPS CGI Heap Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-598-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29750
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019646
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29603
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2897
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:081
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10085
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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