FreeBSD : cups -- multiple vulnerabilities (ce29ce1d-971a-11dd-ab7e-001c2514716c)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34391
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The release note of cups 1.3.9 reports :

It contains the following fixes :

- SECURITY: The HP-GL/2 filter did not range check pen numbers (STR #2911)

- SECURITY: The SGI image file reader did not range check 16-bit run lengths (STR #2918)

- SECURITY: The text filter did not range check cpi, lpi, or column values (STR #2919)

Exploitation of this vulnerability results in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the affected service.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34391

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ce29ce1d971a11ddab7e001c2514716c.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 10/13/2008

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cups-base, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/10/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/9/2008

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3639, CVE-2008-3640, CVE-2008-3641

CWE: 119, 189, 399