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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3640

Original release date: 10/14/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the WriteProlog function in texttops in CUPS before 1.3.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33085
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:211
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200812-11
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:021
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8844
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021034
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32084
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L575
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32284
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1568
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2919
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0937
External Source: XF
Name: cups-writeprolog-bo(45790)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3401
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-470.htm
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8801
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32331
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32316
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-656-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2782
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33111
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10266
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20081009 Multiple Vendor CUPS texttops Integer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 31690
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32226
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 261088
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1656
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32292
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10266
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.10-1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.15
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.12
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.11
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.14
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.13
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.19
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc4
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc5
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.16
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.18
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.17
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc4
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc5
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.21
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc6
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.23:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.22
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.23
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.5-1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.5-2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.6-1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.9-1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.6-3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.6-2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.10
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.11
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.12
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2:b2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2:b1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2:rc3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2:rc2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2.9
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.6
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3:b1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3:rc1
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3:rc2
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.4
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.5
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.7
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.8 and previous versions
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