CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2010-10-28
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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2941 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.3
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon of NATO C3 Agency for reporting this issue.

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