CVE-2007-5849 Detail

Current Description

Integer underflow in the asn1_get_string function in the SNMP back end (backend/snmp.c) for CUPS 1.2 through 1.3.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SNMP response that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/02/2008)

Not vulnerable. This flaw does not affect the version of CUPS shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4. After a detailed analysis of this flaw, it has been determined it does not pose a security threat on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. For more details regarding this analysis, please see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=415131

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201570
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00003.html
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2589
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1437
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-14.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:036
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26910
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26917
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-563-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4242 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39097
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39101
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00908.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5849
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017
Source:
MITRE