CUPS < 1.3.8 PNG File Handling Multiple Overflows
High Nessus Plugin ID 33577
SynopsisThe remote printer service (CUPS) is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpgrade to CUPS version 1.3.8 or later.