CVE-2010-2432

MEDIUM

Description

The cupsDoAuthentication function in auth.c in the client in CUPS before 1.4.4, when HAVE_GSSAPI is omitted, does not properly handle a demand for authorization, which allows remote CUPS servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via HTTP_UNAUTHORIZED responses.

References

http://cups.org/articles.php?L596

http://cups.org/str.php?L3518

http://secunia.com/advisories/43521

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201207-10.xml

http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:146

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0535

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-06-22

Updated: 2013-05-15

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM