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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CUPS Vendors:   Easy Software Products
CUPS IPP Request Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024662
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024662
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2941   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 29 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.4.4
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 IPP request to trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Emmanuel Bouillon of NATO C3 Agency reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

A fix is pending.

Vendor URL:  www.cups.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Oct 29 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) CUPS IPP Request Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Nov 10 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) CUPS IPP Request Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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