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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CUPS Vendors:   Easy Software Products
CUPS Integer Overflows in Processing PNG Images May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019854
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019854
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1722   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 16 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System). A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted PNG image to trigger an integer overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerabilities reside in 'filter/image-png.c' and 'filter/image-zoom.c'.

thomaspollet reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a patch, available at:

http://www.cups.org/strfiles/2790/str2790.patch

Vendor URL:  www.cups.org/str.php?L2790 (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.
Jun 4 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) CUPS Integer Overflows in Processing PNG Images May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.



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