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1027547: CVE-2013-6473 cups-filters: two heap-based buffer overflow flaws in urftopdf

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the urftopdf filter in cups-filters 1.0.25 before 1.0.47 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large (1) page or (2) line in a URF file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6473 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 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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These issues were discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.