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345091: CVE-2007-4351 cups boundary error

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Off-by-one error in the ippReadIO function in cups/ipp.c in CUPS 1.3.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) textWithLanguage or (2) nameWithLanguage Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) tag, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2007-4351 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Vulnerable. This issue affected the CUPS packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue also affected the versions of CUPS packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, but exploitation would only lead to a possible denial of service. Updates are available from

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (cups) RHSA-2007:1023 2007-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (cups) RHSA-2007:1022 2007-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (cups) RHSA-2007:1020 2007-10-31


Red Hat would like to thank Alin Rad Pop for reporting this issue.

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