CVE-2009-3553

Table of Contents

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2009-05-15
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
530111: CVE-2009-3553 cups: Use-after-free (crash) due improper reference counting in abstract file descriptors handling interface

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the abstract file-descriptor handling interface in the cupsdDoSelect function in scheduler/select.c in the scheduler in cupsd in CUPS 1.3.7 and 1.3.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash or hang) via a client disconnection during listing of a large number of print jobs, related to improperly maintaining a reference count. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3553 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 5 (cups) RHSA-2009:1595 2009-11-18
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