CUPS Memory Information Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote CUPS install contains a memory information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote CUPS install contains a memory information disclosure
vulnerability due to an error in 'cgi_initialize_string' in
'cgi-bin/var.c', which mishandles input parameters containing the '%'
character.

See also :

http://cups.org/str.php?L3577

Solution :

Upgrade to CUPS 1.4.4 or greater.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 47716 (cups_memory_access.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40897

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1748