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CVE-2008-5183 Detail

Current Description

cupsd in CUPS 1.3.9 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) by adding a large number of RSS Subscriptions, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. NOTE: this issue can be triggered remotely by leveraging CVE-2008-5184.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lab.gnucitizen.org/projects/cups-0day
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176
http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/pwning-ubuntu-via-cups/
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:028
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/19/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/19/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/20/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1029.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32419
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021396
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0535
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cups/+bug/298241
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46684
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10586
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7150

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:apple:cups:1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.5-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.6-3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.9-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.10-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.19:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.20:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.21:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.22:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.1.23:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:b2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.2.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:b1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:1.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apple:cups:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.3.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5183
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017