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CUPS < 1.3.8 Crafted PNG File Integer Overflow

Medium

Synopsis

The remote printer service is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description

According 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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.3.8 or higher.