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The remote print service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote
host is prior to 1.4.5. It is, therefore, affected by multiple
- A use-after-free error exists due to improper allocation
of memory for attribute values with invalid string data
types. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a crafted
IPP request, to cause a denial of service condition or
the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-2941)
- An overflow condition exists in the PPD compiler due to
improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote
attacker can exploit this to dereference already freed
memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
See also :
Upgrade to CUPS version 1.4.5 or later.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 50844 ()
Bugtraq ID: 44530
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2941
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