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CVE-2009-3553 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/19/2009

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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Jan/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201207-10.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-275230-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4004
http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php/newsgroups.php?v5994+gcups.bugs Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php/newsgroups.php?v5996+gcups.bugs Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.cups.org/newsgroups.php/newsgroups.php?v6055+gcups.bugs Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.cups.org/str.php?L3200 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2176
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:073
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1595.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37048
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-906-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0173
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0535
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530111
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11183
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00332.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11183
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11183

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.7
cpe:/a:apple:cups:1.3.10

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3553
NVD Published Date:
11/19/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017