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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 4 (cups) RHSA-2008:0206 2008-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (cups) RHSA-2008:0192 2008-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (cups) RHSA-2008:0206 2008-04-01