CUPS < 1.3.10 Multiple Overflows

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4771


The remote host is vulnerable to an integer overflow.


According to its banner, the version of CUPS installed on the remote host is earlier than 1.3.10. Such versions are affected by multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities :

- A potential integer overflow in the PNG image validation code in '_cupsImageReadPNG()'. (STR #2974)

- A heap-based integer overflow in '_cupsImageReadTIFF()'. (STR #3031)

- The web interface may be vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks due to a failure to validate the HTTP Host header in incoming requests. (STR #3118)

- A heap-based buffer overflow in pdftops. (CVE-2009-0195)

- Flawed 'ip' structure initialization in the function 'ippReadIO()' could allow an attacker to crash the application.


Upgrade to version 1.3.10 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4771

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2008/12/01

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 36183

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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:/a:apple:cups

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5286, CVE-2009-0164, CVE-2009-0163, CVE-2009-0949, CVE-2009-0195

BID: 34571, 34665, 34791, 35169, 32518