CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Bugzilla: 438303: CVE-2008-1373 cups: overflow in gif image filter


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the gif_read_lzw function in CUPS 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a GIF file with a large code_size value, a similar issue to CVE-2006-4484.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1373 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cups) RHSA-2008:0206 April 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (cups) RHSA-2008:0206 April 01, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (cups) RHSA-2008:0192 April 01, 2008

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