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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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/19/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5849
Original release date:
12/19/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201570 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201570
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:002
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2589 External Source CONFIRM http://www.cups.org/str.php?L2589
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1437 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1437
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-14.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200712-14
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:036 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:036
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26910 External Source BID 26910
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26917 External Source BID 26917
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-563-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-563-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-352A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4242 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4242
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39097 External Source XF macos-snmp-bo(39097)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39101 External Source XF cups-asn1getstring-bo(39101)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00908.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0322

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