CUPS < 1.3.8 PNG File Handling Multiple Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote printer service (CUPS) is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote
host is affected by an integer overflow. Using a specially crafted PNG
file with overly long width and height fields, a remote attacker can
leverage this issue to crash the affected service and may allow
execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2790
http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L562

Solution :

Upgrade to CUPS version 1.3.8 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 33577 (cups_1_3_8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28781

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1722