CUPS < 1.3.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Low Nessus Plugin ID 31730

Synopsis

The remote printer service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote host is affected by several issues :

- A buffer overflow exists in 'cgiCompileSearch' that could lead to arbitrary code execution (STR #2729).

- A GIF image filter overflow exists involving 'code_size' value from a user-supplied GIF image used in 'gif_read_lzw' (STR #2765).

- A temporary file with Samba credentials may be left behind by cupsaddsmb if no Windows drivers were installed (STR #2779).

Solution

Upgrade to CUPS version 1.3.7 or later.

See Also

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2729

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2765

http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L537

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 31730

File Name: cups_1_3_7.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2008/04/03

Updated: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 10107, 29727

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cups:cups

Required KB Items: www/cups, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0047, CVE-2008-1373

BID: 28307, 28544

CWE: 119