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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0949

Original release date: 06/09/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The ippReadIO function in cups/ipp.c in cupsd in CUPS before 1.3.10 does not properly initialize memory for IPP request packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via a scheduler request with two consecutive IPP_TAG_UNSUPPORTED tags.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090602 CORE-2009-0420 - Apple CUPS IPP_TAG_UNSUPPORTED Handling null pointer Vulnerability
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:012
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35328
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36701
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1082
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35340
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35342
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35685
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/AppleCUPS-null-pointer-vulnerability
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9631
External Source: BID
Name: 35169
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1083
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=500972
External Source: XF
Name: apple-cups-ipptag-dos(50926)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1811
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3865
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35322
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022321
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-780-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-09-10-2

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9631
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:1.1.9
* 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:1.2.1
* 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:1.2.6
* 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:1.2.5
* 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:1.2.9
* 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:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.2:rc2
* 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:1.3.8
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.7
* 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:1.3.9 and previous versions
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)