|Bugzilla:||624438: CVE-2010-2941 cups: cupsd memory corruption vulnerability|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
ipp.c in cupsd in CUPS 1.4.4 and earlier does not properly allocate memory for attribute values with invalid string data types, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted IPP request.
CVSS v2 metrics
|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (cups)||RHSA-2010:0811||October 29, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (cups)||RHSA-2010:0866||November 10, 2010|
Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon of NATO C3 Agency for reporting this issue.
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