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CVE-2008-0596 Detail

Description

Memory leak in CUPS before 1.1.22, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and daemon crash) via a large number of requests to add and remove shared printers.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/25/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00000.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-084.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-098.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0091
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0091
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:050
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0153.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0161.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488966/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27988
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019497
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40842
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2283
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10857

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10857
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10857

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:easy_software_products:cups:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:easy_software_products:cups:1.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:desktop:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:desktop:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:as_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:es_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0596
NVD Published Date:
02/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018