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CUPS < 1.3.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Low

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 in 'cgiCompileSearch' that can lead to arbitrary code execution (STR #2729). - A GIF image filter overflow 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 version 1.3.7 or higher.