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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CUPS Vendors:   Easy Software Products
CUPS Use After Free in cupsdDoSelect() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024124
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024124
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0302   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 18 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.4.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CUPS. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The patch for CVE-2009-3553 (STR #3200) is not complete for systems that use kqueue or epoll.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a use-after-free condition in cupsdDoSelect() in 'scheduler/select.c' to cause the cupsd service to crash.

Tim Waugh reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the cupsd service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.4.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://cups.org/articles.php?L596

Vendor URL:  cups.org/str.php?L3490 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 18 2010 (Apple Issues Fix) CUPS Use After Free in cupsdDoSelect() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Apple has issued a fix for Mac OS X.



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