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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

filters/image-gif.c in Common Unix Printing System (CUPS) 1.1.14 through 1.1.17 does not properly check for zero-length GIF images, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via modified chunk headers, as demonstrated by nogif.

Find out more about CVE-2002-1371 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2002:295 2003-01-13
Red Hat Linux 8.0 RHSA-2002:295 2003-01-13

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