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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CUPS Vendors:   Easy Software Products
CUPS Integer Overflow in Processing TIFF Images Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022070
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022070
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0163   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 19 2009
Original Entry Date:  Apr 16 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.3.9 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CUPS. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted TIFF image to trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.3.10).
Vendor URL:  www.cups.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 17 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) CUPS Integer Overflow in Processing TIFF Images Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
Apr 17 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) CUPS Integer Overflow in Processing TIFF Images Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 16 Apr 2009 19:18:54 -0400
Subject:  CUPS


CVE-2009-0163 cups: Integer overflow in the TIFF image filter


 
 


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