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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
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
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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