CUPS < 1.3.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4707
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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 earlier than 1.3.9. Such versions are affected by several issues :

- The HP-GL/2 filter does not adequately check the ranges on the pen width and pen color opcodes, which allows an attacker to overwrite memory addresses with arbitrary data and which may result in execution of arbitrary code (STR #2911).
- There is a heap-based buffer overflow in the SGI file format parsing module that can be triggered with malformed Run Length Encoded (RLE) data to execute arbitrary code (STR #2918).
- There is an integer overflow vulnerability in the 'WriteProlog()' function in the 'texttops' application that can be triggered when calculating the page size used for storing PostScript data to execute arbitrary code (STR #2919).

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.3.9 or higher.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2008-10/0175.html

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=752

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-11/0014.html

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=753

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-11/0015.html

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2911

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2918

http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2919

http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L575

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-067

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4707

Family: Web Servers

Published: 10/13/2008

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 34385

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

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

BID: 31690, 31688