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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3553

Original release date: 11/19/2009
Last revised: 05/14/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

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: SECUNIA
Name: 43521
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-906-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0173
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-12652
External Source: BID
Name: 37048
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1595
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php/newsgroups.php?v6055+gcups.bugs
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php/newsgroups.php?v5996+gcups.bugs
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-01-19-1
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 275230
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37360
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37364
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php/newsgroups.php?v5994+gcups.bugs
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11183
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4004
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38241
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:073
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530111
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2176
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cups.org/str.php?L3200
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0535
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201207-10

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11183
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.7
* cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.10

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)