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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0302

Original release date: 03/05/2010
Last revised: 05/14/2013


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 before 1.4.4, 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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 38510
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201207-10
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=557775
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:073
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11216
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0129
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024124
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-906-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cups.org/str.php?L3490
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-2743
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4188
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-15-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cups.org/articles.php?L596
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1481

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11216
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)