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438336: CVE-2008-1374 cups: incomplete fix for CVE-2004-0888 / CVE-2005-0206

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in pdftops filter in CUPS in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, when running on 64-bit platforms, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2004-0888.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1374 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
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 4 (cups) RHSA-2008:0206 2008-04-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (cups) RHSA-2008:0206 2008-04-01
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